Marina Abramovic

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The Puppy Is Present

by Claire Voon on August 19, 2014

The bone-weary artist, Marina Abramopug

The canine is present for this summer’s most radical piece of performance art, an homage to one pup-ular retrospective held at the the Museum of Modern Art in 2010.

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Marina Abramović

Marina Abramović woke up in the middle of the night having entirely reimagined her then-upcoming exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery.

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Marina Abramović meditation piece in 'The Temptation of AA Bronson' at the Witte de With, Rotterdam, Sept. 2013–Jan. 2014

When I read about Marina Abramović’s volunteer advertisement on the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) website last week, it got me thinking about how many arts nonprofits employ the law to their benefit, and many times against an ethical grain.

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Marina Abramovic

Good news: the Marina Abramović Institute is hiring! Bad news: all four positions listed in this fresh New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) ad are unpaid — ahem, volunteer. They’re probably great “opportunities,” though, right?

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First, there was the dance of death with Jay Z. Next was the confusing collaboration with Lady Gaga. Now, the grandmother of performance art has moved on to bigger and better brands things. Yes, for reasons unbeknownst to just about everyone, Marina Abramović has teamed up with Adidas to make a commercial short film about teamwork.

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LONDON — There are countless ways to spend a damp gray morning in London. In the name of art, I’ve decided to make my way up to “512 Hours,” the new performance by Marina Abramović at the Serpentine Gallery.

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An upcoming Marina Abramović show about “nothing” at London’s Serpentine Gallery has found several prominent art historians and critics at odds with the artist and Serpentine curator Hans-Ulrich Obrist.

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The 2014 Super Bowl, also known as Super Bowl XLVIII, will be held on Sunday, February 2 at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. What’s that got to do with art? As it turns out, there are certain distinct parallels between the high-profile athletes who patrol the chalky gridiron and the art stars who exhibit in the chalky white enclaves that patrol the art world.

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Marina Abramović, as you may have heard, is dead. She has died at the age of 67 and is being celebrated at the Park Avenue Armory with a production by pioneering theater director Robert Wilson, called The Life and Death of Marina Abramović. She is also starring in the show, quite alive, alongside Willem Dafoe, Antony (of Antony and the Johnsons), and a cast of roughly a dozen other performers.

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Picasso Raffle, Baby

by Alicia Eler on December 5, 2013

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“I just want a Picasso in my casa, no, my castle,” raps Jay Z in his appropriately titled song “Picasso Baby.” Jay Z’s song most certainly stirs up a desire to own some Picasso art bling, which is becoming increasingly important nowadays for the rich and famous. But is such a thing possible for someone who isn’t a wealthy rapper?

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