CULTURE & ARTS
10/21/2013 11:03 am ET

Marina Abramovic Is Putting Her Name On A Center In Hudson, N.Y.

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In the name of art, she has hung naked on a wall and carved into her own stomach with a razor. She has masturbated in a museum; scrubbed at a pile of bloody, maggoty bones in a fetid basement; stood still while strangers put a gun to her head and stabbed her with thorns; and, in her best-known work, sat silently for seven hours a day, six days a week, as a succession of people lined up to bask in her aura at the Museum of Modern Art.

And now, Marina Abramovic, the celebrated performance artist, is embarking on perhaps the most ambitious project yet of her outrageous, audacious four-decade career.

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