Marina Abramovic

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PARIS — Climats Artificiels at the Espace Fondation EDF is an impertinent and multigenerational group show of contemporary art — heavy on miniature biosphere mockups — that raises the question of the current value of ironic artificiality.

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Playing Back 50 Years of Video Art

by Sarah Rose Sharp on February 1, 2016

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — As digital and web-based forms of dissemination have competed with video art, what is left to distinguish it as a standalone genre?

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We are too distracted, too stressed out to listen to music properly. That’s the idea behind Goldberg, the music concert/installation/participatory performance art piece currently at the Park Avenue Armory.

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In Brief

The Artist Is Pissed: Ulay Sues Marina Abramović

by Carey Dunne on November 12, 2015

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Marina Abramović, the world’s only household name performance artist — Shia LaBeouf notwithstanding — is being sued by her former collaborator and lover, the German artist Ulay.

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It’s been nearly two years since Marina Abramović made her appearance at the shoot for Jay Z’s “Picasso Baby” music video, but the events of that day are still fresh in her mind.

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MINNEAPOLIS — I have to admit, I was a little wary of going to see an art exhibition that I presumed would consist of leftovers from a one-off, amazing, artist-led dinner, a show littered with lengthy documents about a great event I missed.

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The Funerals of Artists

by Allison Meier on April 1, 2015

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As a last statement, our funerals are remarkable as much for their uniformity as for their conclusion of highly personal lives.

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I generally stay out of public arguments about the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). I feel too close, yet I’m not an insider.

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Food, broadly defined, is a necessary sustenance that may also incorporate artistic practice — cooking, cuisine, and presentation.

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David Shrigley's

MIAMI BEACH — “There’s a lot of product going on here,” I heard a woman say into her cell phone at the mega-art fair Art Basel Miami Beach 2014. Indeed, $3 billion worth of art is being offered for sale this year, according to the event’s organizers.

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