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Marina Abramovic

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...

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

ARTINFO | Posted 04.24.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

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

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How Do Performance Artists Make Any Money?

ARTINFO | Posted 01.29.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

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...