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The Artist Is Present

An Interview with Marina Abramović: Art, Science and the Marina Abramović Institute

Stephanie Spiro | Posted 10.23.2013 | Arts
Stephanie Spiro

"One boy said that he came to the Kickstarter from Lady Gaga's page and spent 11 hours researching performance art and drinking water slowly. This makes me very happy, because I hope the institute will be this kind of resource for a new generation of artists, scientists and thinkers."

7 Things We Learned From Marina Abramovic's Reddit AMA

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.02.2013 | Arts

First, Marina Abramovic took to Kickstarter to crowdfund her newest performance art endeavor -- an eponymous institute devoted to long durational perf...

Soul Seeing: A New Paradigm For Pro-Queer Faith Communities

John Russell Stanger | Posted 05.12.2013 | Religion
John Russell Stanger

Queer-loving congregations need a new posture rooted in mutuality, honoring both the queer people seeking faith communities and the congregations that will bless and be blessed by them. Serbian performance artist Marina Abramović offers a glimpse of this.

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...

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.

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.

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...

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...

PHOTOGRAPHY: Portraits From Marina Abramovic's "The Artist Is Present' To Be Published In A Book

artdaily.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK, NY.- After becoming an internet sensation, Marco Anelli's powerful portraits of sitters in the historic 2010 Marina Abramovic performance at...

Why Does MoMA Hate My Body?

Josephine Decker | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Josephine Decker

Is it possible for an institution to improvise? When I took off my clothes at MoMA, I hoped so.

Marina Abramovic's 'The Artist Is Present' Closing: Black, White And Bjork (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Artists and art lovers turned up to the closing of Marina Abramovic's "The Artist is Present" hosted by Givenchy at The Museum of Modern Art in NYC la...