Tag Archives: Marina Abramovic

Marina Abromovic and Ulay

Marina Abramovic and Ulay shared an intense love story in the 70′s and 80′s, living together in a van and creating art. Some of Abromovic’s most interesting pieces were collaborations with Uday, including Breathing In/Breathing Out, in which they connected their mouths and took in each other’s exhaled breaths until they had used up all of the [...]

The Artist is Present

Ending months of speculation and rumors about Marina Abramovic’s plans for a museum in Hudson, New York, the artist herself unveiled the design for The Marina Abramovic Institute for the Preservation of Performance Art (MAI) last month at MoMA PS1. The MAI, designed by master architect Rem Koolhaus and his firm OMA, will cost approximately [...]

!Women Art Revolution

Directed by Lynn Hershman Leeson and scored by Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein, !Women Art Revolution traces the history and influence of modern feminist art as a collective movement, from its incubation in the 1960s to its artistic and political evolution in the following decades. Featuring interviews with and works by seminal artists, historians, curators and critics [...]

Hans Ulrich Obrist: Interviews, Volume 2

Artbook and MoMA Ps1 recently launched the much anticipated Interviews, Volume 2 by famed interviewer Hans Ulrich Obrist. With its sleek silver microphones starkly set against white, the cover looks like the art world cousin of Phaidon’s Silver Spoon cookbook. Both have minimalist covers that belie their extensive, almost encyclopedic content. His interview project, which began [...]

The Best Way to Waste Time on The Internet

For her highly anticipated retrospective The Artist is Present, Marina Abramovic has chosen to sit at a table in the main room of the MOMA and invite the audience one by one to come and sit with her in silence. She will be there for three months every day for seven hours a day. The [...]