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Marina Abramovic

The Grandmother Of Performance Art Is Making A Movie About James Franco

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.08.2013 | Arts

Are you interested in watching a film dedicated to the life of James Franco? Well, that's exactly what Marina Abramovic plans to give you. The "Grandm...

Epic Opera Stars Marina Abramovic, Antony And Willem Dafoe

Posted 02.19.2013 | Arts

Whether you are a performance art die-hard, an opera buff, a champion of the strange or a friend of unlikely artist collaborations, you'll most defini...

Guess How Much Marina Abramovic's Scrap Of Old Tape Costs!

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.11.2013 | Arts

How much would you pay for a scrap of old tape allegedly used by Marina Abramovic? If you said over $200, then you must currently be in a bid...

It's Marina Abramovic's Birthday And You Can Cry If You Want To

Posted 11.30.2012 | Arts

It's Marina Abramovic's birthday today, and we're celebrating by shedding tears. The "grandmother of performance art" would likely embrace the gest...

Marina Abramovic Loves The Toilets At The Oscars

carpetbagger.blogs.nytimes.com | Posted 01.28.2013 | Arts

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Why Is James Franco In Gold Paint -- And Not Much Else?

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 10.04.2012 | TV

"Iconoclasts" (Season 6 premieres Tues., Oct. 9, 8 p.m. ET on Sundance Channel) pairs creative visionaries from every field and captures their takes o...

Marina's Hudson Institute Unveiled: 'Andy Warhol's Factory Without The Drugs'

www.theawl.com | Posted 08.15.2012 | Arts

This past Sunday, a crowd of about 200 gathered outside the entrance to a faded-looking building at 7th Street and Columbia in Hudson, New York. They ...

Women's Mythopoetic Art: Going Back to Start, Heroically

G. Roger Denson | Posted 03.08.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

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Declared Cool: Antony Hagerty and Marina Abramovic -- 'Cut the World'

Malcolm Harris | Posted 10.10.2012 | Arts
Malcolm Harris

2012-08-10-marina33.jpg This week a simple and quiet music video hit the Internet that I seriously believe will change the way we look at women.

Don't Say We Didn't Warn You

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 08.09.2012 | Home

Hat tip to Flavorwire: the latest video from Antony Hegarty and his pop baroque collective Antony and the Johnsons is as haunting as promised. Set...

Should We Bring Back The Arts Olympics?

Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.05.2012 | Home
Lucas Kavner

From 1912 to 1948 the Olympic Games had a subdivision dedicated to handing out medals in arts events, like literature and architecture and visual arts and music (ironic for the latter, since this year musicians were barely paid to participate even on the sidelines.) Is it crazy to imagine us bringing them back?

The Artist Is Indeed Present

Misha Lyuve | Posted 10.02.2012 | Home
Misha Lyuve

Marina says that unlike theater, in performance "knife is real, the blood is real, and the emotions are real." There is no place to hide and she made it very clear in all her work. The Artist Is Present was just the next stepping stone in how much she could push herself to open.

Hamptons Journal: The Big Bang at The Watermill Center, Marsalis and Calerazzo, Garden as Art

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.30.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

The Big Bang may have been the theme of this year's Watermill Center extravaganza of a summer gala, with its outsized red phalluses, neon ninjas, and popping balloons, but many East End events make big noise.

No Men Are Allowed At Marina Abramovic's Upcoming Art Event

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

Marina Abramovic is not a feminist. She has said this to interviewers on several occasions. Nonetheless, the performance artist, most famous for the 7...

The Artist Is Present

Peter Clothier | Posted 09.17.2012 | Arts
Peter Clothier

The HBO documentary Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present is the story of the preparation and installation for the artist's 20120 retrospective exhibition of the same title at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Marina Abramović Is Not A Feminist

André von Ah | Posted 09.10.2012 | Gay Voices
André von Ah

Marina Abramović has repeatedly said that she is not a feminist. I think that Marina's declarations only mean that she is not a feminist activist, not that she does not believe in women's rights, and I think that that could be seen as a queer statement.

10 Shocking Acts by Artists (NSFW)

Posted 06.20.2012 | Arts

The recent coverage of a topless painter who graced the stage of "Thailand's Got Talent" with her controversial breast-on-canvas act got us thinking a...

LOOK: Marina Abramovic Sells Her Soho Loft

Posted 06.19.2012 | New York

Performance artist Marina Abramovic has officially sold the Soho loft she once praised as a "beautiful harmony of space and light" at $3.2 million, mo...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Matthew Akers on Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present

Dan Persons | Posted 08.15.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

More than just a simple transcript of a museum show, the documentary Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present is its own, emotionally-charged experience.

Sitting With Marina Abramović: 'The Artist Is Present Premieres' at MoMA

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.13.2012 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

Abramović can be viewed as a study in neediness, only partially assuaged by a designer-clothes-buying binge. But her brave attention-getting strategies defy pathography.

Marina Abramovic Shows Us Artist Is Still Present

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 06.13.2012 | Arts

It is around noon and Marina Abramovic is incredibly hungry. There is a large chocolate chip cookie in front of her but she doesn’t touch it. Instea...

Marina Abramovic's New Art Center

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 07.07.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — Performance artist Marina Abramovic plans to build a $15 million center in upstate New York devoted to the research and production of...

Controversial

Franca Sozzani | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Franca Sozzani

As a rule I find it very interesting to hear opinions that are different from mine, and at times they make me think in a different way. Each issue of Vogue Italia is seen as controversial and I have found it doesn't bother me at all.

'The Abramovic Method' Will Change How You See

Posted 03.21.2012 | Arts

Marina Abramovic, dubbed the "grandmother of performance art," is a Serbian artist who has been participating in physically and emotionally demanding ...

Marina Abramovic On How TV Can Save Performance Art

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao and Amy Lee | Posted 03.16.2012 | Home

Marina Abramovic has been refining her particular brand of grueling performance art for nearly 40 years now, but you’d have been hard pressed to fin...