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Marina Abramovic

Airbnb: A Sleeping Exercise

Hannah Hoel | Posted 08.21.2015 | Travel
Hannah Hoel

Airbnb is immersive, like learning a language. You're a local wherever you go and this is the luxury. You are a citizen of the world and with that we sleep with the Other, skin cells and all.

Trump President...? No. Trump Performance Artist...? Oh Yes.

Edward Goldman | Posted 08.11.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

For some strange reason, the last few days I have been thinking about legendary performance artist Marina Abramovic. For the last forty years she has been making a brutal spectacle of herself and her collaborators, orchestrating unforgiving performances.

"Too Wet to Play"

Francis Levy | Posted 07.31.2015 | Books
Francis Levy

There are bungee jumpers and skydivers, solitary cliff climbers (they look like ants when you when you see them scaling rock faces from the distance) elite mountaineers, free divers (who don't use tanks), long distance swimmers (who have to worry about sharks), triathaletes and stock car racers.

Summer Getaways: 10 Best Outdoor Sculpture Destinations in Europe

MutualArt | Posted 07.24.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

Art and nature: the outdoor sculpture park offers the best of both worlds. Especially during the summer holidays, when we're eager to trade in weary museum-legs for the invigorating effects of the nature hike, without sacrificing the need to view and appreciate great artworks.

Love Is Blind. Until You See Your Ex Again!

Marlon Regis | Posted 07.02.2015 | Arts
Marlon Regis

News Flash: love is still our strongest emotion! How I Became The Bomb capture this on their song, "Ulay, Oh."

Terrific TV (But - Not Surprisingly - It's Not on TV)

Carroll F. Gray | Posted 06.15.2015 | Entertainment
Carroll F. Gray

Two elements bind this production together in a superlative way... humor and pathos, and deep intelligence.

Marina Abramovic Says Jay Z 'Completely Used' Her

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.21.2015 | Arts

UPDATE: The Marina Abramovic institute has apologized to both Jay Z and Abramovic. In a statement issued Wednesday, the institute said the rapper did ...

Paula Garcia Performs Noise Body at Fondation Beyeler (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 03.08.2015 | Arts
VernissageTV

After the artist's body is covered with iron scraps and very strong magnets, other performers throw nails at her that stick to this iron armor, until she can't stand the weight of the material any more.

The Ego-Centric Art World Is Killing Art

artnet | artnet News | Posted 01.02.2015 | Arts

This article originally appeared on artnet News. by JJ Charlesworth The year 2014 offers many contenders for its most significant art world issue...

Art Basel Miami Supercharged! (Video)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 02.08.2015 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

It was full throttle at Art Basel this year in Miami. There were Lambos, Red Bull, Cuban expresso, Davidoff cigars, champagne, and Waikiki weather to keep me up.

25 Must-See Art Happenings At Art Basel Miami Beach 2014

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.03.2014 | Arts

Going to Art Basel Miami Beach? Now's the time to strategize for the art onslaught to come. Trust us, once you step foot in that humid Miami heat it's...

Erin Whitney

This Is The Future Of Art, According To Marina Abramovic

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 11.26.2014 | Arts

In a book-lined room in Sean Kelly Gallery in New York City, Marina Abramovic sat on one side of a long, wooden table. I sat down across from the perf...

Erin Whitney

Marina Abramovic Wants You To Unplug For The Sake Of Art

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 11.21.2014 | Arts

Much of art today has been diminished to a purely aesthetic pleasure, and one that many opt to visit for the promise of self-publicity. Think of Jeff ...

We Wrote The Script Collaboration Between Marina Abramovic And Lars Von Trier

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.09.2014 | Arts

Yesterday we received word that performance artist Marina Abramovic hoped to collaborate with Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier. We could only imagine w...

Five Films Marina Abramovic and Lars Von Trier Should Make Together

artinfo.com | Posted 10.09.2014 | Arts

Yesterday we learned that Marina Abramovic publicly solicited Lars Von Trier to aid her in the creation of “Seven Deaths,” a multi-part film that ...

Even The Grandmother Of Performance Art Is Into The World Cup

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts

Marina Abramovic, the almighty grandmother of performance art, has puzzled us in the past. She's painted James Franco gold, invited Jay Z into a s...

Reacting to the 9/11 Memorial and Other Recommended Readings

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.05.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Adam Gopnik on the 9/11 Memorial: "The site contains more contradictions, unresolved and perhaps unresolvable, than any other eight acres in Manhattan."

20 Of The Most Confusing Performance Art Pieces Of All Time (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.30.2014 | Arts

Following the dawn of the 21st century came a resurgence in performance art so swift and strong it nearly took us all by surprise. Yes, the greats...

Your Art Basel Cheat Sheet: Skip the Crowds and Go Straight to These

Marina Cashdan | Posted 08.19.2014 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

With that in mind, I've created a simple plan -- a cheat sheet of what you cannot miss this fair-going weekend, which of course leaves you more time to visit Basel's phenomenal museums and collections, swim in the Rhine, and take a day trip to the Black Forest.

Meet The Marina Abramovic Protégé Who Went Viral For Dancing In Butter

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 06.17.2014 | Arts

The New York Times published a long-time-coming profile last week of the Indonesian performance artist Melati Suryodarmo. A trained dancer, Suryodarmo...

"We Deserve to Die Well"

The European Magazine | Posted 08.04.2014 | Arts
The European Magazine

World-renowned artist Marina Abramović walked the Great Wall of China, had a loaded gun pointed at her head and sat in silence for over 700 hours -- all to give art a new meaning. She told Max Tholl why future generations should treat her legacy like Beethoven's.

Is This The Most Radical Performance Art Project Yet?

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.08.2014 | Arts

This summer, grandmother of performance art Marina Abramovic will take over London's Serpentine Gallery for her most ambitious artistic endeavor since...

On the Culture Front: Marina Abramovic, an Evening With Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman, Ibsen Reimagined and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 02.16.2014 | New York
Chris Kompanek

There's no one quite as original as Marina Abramovic, an artist who defies categorization and pushes the limits of what art can be and what the audience and performer can both endure.

10 Viral Art Moments The Internet Will Never Forget

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

As this glorious year draws to a close, we'd like to take a minute to remember all the little viral moments along the way. Whether they made you LOL, ...

Public, Private, and Political Art in the Czech Republic

John Feffer | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
John Feffer

During the Communist era, the governments in East-Central Europe tried to shoehorn art into the category of socialist realism. Artists were reconfigured as cultural workers who ideally created works to advance society. Many artists, not surprisingly, refused to play this game.