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Marina Abramovic

"It Reflects Her Obsession": OMA's Shohei Shigematsu on Building Marina Abramovic's Performance Palace

ARTINFO | Posted 04.24.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Marina Abramovic, the reigning champion of high-endurance performance art, announced last week that she would be gutting a former cinema-t...

WATCH: Ai Weiwei Remarks On Chinese Failures On Art21

Posted 01.06.2012 | Arts

2011 was the year for Ai Weiwei. Named the most powerful person in the art world, Ai Weiwei has shook up the world with a voice that resonated beyond ...

PHOTOS: The Year In Art

Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts

2011 was the year of the rebel and the art world was not immune from the larger cultural conflicts. The sentiment of civil unrest swept the world and ...

GRAPHIC VIDEO: 10 Most Intense Performance Art Pieces

Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts

Performance art, an unconventional medium in itself, has taboos in its roots. Sex, violence and religion are pretty much a given. But when you have th...

WATCH: Abramovic's Artist Manifesto At Outrageous MOCA Gala

Posted 12.20.2011 | Arts

This year's MOCA Gala 2011 was a night to remember. There were living human heads propped on serving platters, eyeing guests as they ate. There were n...

Would Hollywood Tolerate Marina Abramovic Rehash?

Mat Gleason | Posted 02.05.2012 | Los Angeles
Mat Gleason


How Do Performance Artists Make Any Money?

ARTINFO | Posted 01.29.2012 | Arts

The art market is generally agreed to be illiquid, finicky, and a slave to the flavor of the moment. Nonetheless, the price of an artist's work is one...

WATCH: Performance Art Madness: The Year-Long Performance

Posted 12.02.2011 | Arts

Do you ever have those nights where it feels like you wake up and look over at the clock every hour? That is how performance artist Tehching Hsieh fel...

Art in the Ownership Society

Sam Chaltain | Posted 01.22.2012 | Arts
Sam Chaltain

The core questions animating the MOCA event weren't representative of any shared vision of the world; they were reflective of an ersatz veneration of the art of the spectacle itself.

Kiss & Tell: Performance Art At MoMA PS1

Christopher Y. Lew | Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts
Christopher Y. Lew

The near-impossible can happen in performance art. Chris Burden was famously shot in the arm for one performance, the late Italian artist Gino de Domi...

The Week In Art

Posted 01.19.2012 | Arts

This week on HuffPost Arts, we marveled at the world's largest street mural, gawked at some folly architecture and whispered amongst each other about ...

Naked as They Came: Eating With Nudes at Marina Abramovic's LA MOCA Gala Performance

Susan Michals | Posted 01.14.2012 | Arts
Susan Michals

"I think we're going to leave. My friend fainted." That was the very first comment The Observer overheard as we headed into the entertainment portion of our program at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art's annual gala on Saturday night.

PHOTOS: The Art World's Greatest Party

Posted 01.08.2012 | Arts

Imagine a party with previous guests including Brangelina, Jeff Koons, Vera Wang, James Franco, Ed Ruscha, Miuccia Prada, Devendra Banhart and John Ba...

NYC Restaurant To Serve Food On Saddam Hussein's Plates

Posted 12.07.2011 | New York

Park Avenue Autumn, the upscale restaurant known for its seasonally transforming menus and decor, is equally known for their interesting art collabora...

LOOK: Marina Abramovic's Soho Loft Up For Grabs At $3.5 Million

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 06.19.2012 | New York

Marina. For anyone who has an extra $3.5 million laying around, Marina Abramovic's stunning Soho loft is on the market. The performance artist,...

Own Duchamp Or Abramovic's Pad... For A Hefty Price | Posted 12.04.2011 | Arts

Looking to buy? The homes of two bona-fide art celebrities are currently on the market, according to Curbed. First, the minimalist SoHo pad of perform...

Art Exhibit Gets A Video Game

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 11.15.2011 | Home

From the man who brought us "Safety Instructions" and "Let There Be Smite!" now comes "The Artist Is Present," the latest in experimental video gameis...

PHOTOS: How CREEPY Is This Cover?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.26.2011 | Style

Like LOVE and i-D before it, POP is releasing multiple covers for its Autumn/Winter 2011 issue. We already brought you the first cover, featuring a ve...

Manchester United

Marina Cashdan | Posted 09.20.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

In its third installment, MIF festival director Alex Poots has come up with another stellar lineup of interdisciplinary music, theater and visual arts events to match the city's history of nurturing (or provoking) all things innovative, inventive and radical.

Marina Abramovic Opera: 'Travesty'

Telegraph | Richard Dorment | Posted 09.10.2011 | Arts

It was to be the starriest artwork/theatrical event of the decade: an "opera" based on the life of the performance artist Marina Abramovic conceived a...

WATCH: Kanye And Jay-Z Play MoMA

Posted 07.11.2011 | Arts

Kanye West and Jay-Z performed last night at MoMA's 2011 "Party In The Garden Benefit," which honored Patricia Phelps De Cisneros, Mimi Haas, Jill Kra...

AICA Awards 2011: Establishing a Narrative

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 06.04.2011 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

If the AICA critics failed to recognize exhibitions that illuminated human consciousness as the catalyst to the creation of art, it is because narrative is not an acceptable approach to curation.

XX Chromosocial: Women Artists Cross The Homosocial Divide

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

The rise of feminism corresponds roughly with the expansion of the artworld to include women's production. This is a history that began predominantly in impelling women's art as an expression of the identification of women apart from men.

On the Culture Front: Park Avenue Winter and Broadcast News on DVD

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Park Avenue Winter is an explosion of the senses that is felt from the moment you step through its elegant doors.

Brainy And Statuesque: Interview With Choreography Legend Bill T. Jones

Kris Wilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Kris Wilton

Bill T. Jones has a long history of pushing envelopes and challenging audiences. In the 1970s, when he was getting his start in New York's downtown da...