Tag: Marina Abramovic

BOUNDARY-BREAKING FEMALE ARTISTS THROUGHOUT HISTORY

In art history, women are usually showcased as muses rather than artists, often overlooked and underrated throughout history. The following women (in no particular order) are world-renowned artists who were (and still are) pioneers in the art world. They broke boundaries and paved the way for today's female artists, incrementing the reform of gender imbalance…

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DIOR PRESENTS NEW EXHIBITION CELEBRATING ITALIAN FEMINIST ARTISTS

The Unexpected Subject 1978 Art and Feminism in Italy On view: April 4 – May 26 2019. FM Centre for Contemporary Art Via Giovanni Battista Piranesi 10, Milano. FM Center for Contemporary Art presents The Unexpected Subject. 1978 Art and Feminism in Italy, a new exhibition curated by Marco Scotini and Raffaella Perna, proposing for the first time a wide-ranging…

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MARINA ABRAMOVIC’S “THE ARTIST IS PRESENT” IS THE INSPIRATION FOR A NEW NOVEL

In 2010 at the MoMA, Abramović engaged in an extended performance called, "The Artist Is Present". The work was inspired by her belief that stretching the length of a performance beyond expectations serves to alter our perception of time and foster a deeper engagement in the experience. Seated silently at a wooden table across from…

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ART ON A POSTCARD: PROMINENT ARTISTS UNITE FOR HEPATITIS C FUNDRAISER

Auction: runs from October 30th - November 15th on Paddle8 Exhibition: November 13th-23rd @  We Work's Devonshire Square venue Private viewing: November 13th from 6:00-9:00 pm Auction event: November 16th  Art on a Postcard presents a unique chance to own a mini masterpiece by artists who would normally be well out of most people's reach. Famous artists have perfectly created small scale…

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WATER MILL FOUNDATION CELEBRATES 25TH ANNUAL BENEFIT & AUCTION ‘TIME BOMB’

On Saturday, July 28th, The Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation welcomed over 1,000 guests to their Water Mill, NY location for TIME BOMB: The 25th Annual Watermill Center Summer Benefit & Auction sponsored by Van Cleef & Arpels. The evening honored the late Pierre Bergé, who was the co-founder of Yves Saint Laurent and a founding benefactor…

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PUSSY RIOT’S NADYA TOLOKONNIKOVA & MARINA ABRAMOVIC TALK PERFORMANCE & ACTIVISM

On May 14th, Nadya Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot and artist Marina Abramovic sat down for a conversation on performance and activism, moderated by Melena Ryzik of The New York Times. The discussion was hosted by the newspaper's TimesTalks series, live events featuring creative pioneers and the publication's talented columnists and writers. Last month, the TimesTalks Festival…

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FRIEZE ART FAIR LONDON OCTOBER 2017

FRIEZE ART FAIR Frieze London and Frieze Masters are back at Regents Park! While Frieze London goes into its 15th year taking place from October 5th-8th, with a preview day on Wednesday, October 4th, Frieze Masters takes place again, from October 5th-8th, for its 6th edition. Frieze London will feature more than 160 leading galleries from 31 countries will showcase presentations along…

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ART IS THE ANSWER – 12 FEMALE ARTISTS SHAPING THE PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE

IT IS NO SECRET THAT THE ART WORLD, though responsible for propagating spectacular, history-shaping movements, has been at best an uneven playing field for men versus women in the fight for respect and artistic reification. At worst it’s served as an unassailable fortress wherein institutionalized sexism is not just a latent function of the system…

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THE TEN MOST TALKED ABOUT SHOWS AT NEW YORK FASHION WEEK SPRING 2016

  New York Fashion Week Ready to Wear Spring 2016 brought us tulle, greyscale, (except for Jeremy Scott, of course) 90's grunge throwbacks and hair that stood upright. Among all to be talked about, enjoy looks from our top ten shows. Jeremy Scott  B-movie horror wigs, neon guns, and fishnets - Jeremy Scott played with textures,…

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LIPS, STARS, AND WARRIOR CRESTS – MARINA ABRAMOVIC’S MISFITS FOR THE TABLE

Now you can put your pasta on an image of Marina Abramović's gold-leaf covered lips. The MoMA Design Store and Bernardaud present Abramović Method: Misfits for the Table, a set of mismatched porcelain plates featuring the above lips, as well as star, sun and moon motifs, and Marina's family crest from Montenegro. Each set is comprised…

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THE ART OF ELYSIUM – COSTUME NATIONAL COLLABORATES WITH MARINA ABRAMOVIC

  The Art of Elysium gala not only featured fine food and entertainment, but also a fashion show, interactive performance art, live theater pieces, and film. The categories of "The Arts" are going through an evolution. The intersection between fashion, music, fine art, performance art, and theater is greater, while the lines distinguishing them are…

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MARINA ABRAMOVIC ENCOURAGED US TO TAKE A NAP @ ART BASEL MIAMI

In some museums, sleeping is discouraged. I remember when a friend and I visited the Louvre; we had already been to another museum in the morning, and we found ourselves going through the artworks like a checklist. After braving the crowds for the Mona Lisa, we both sat down on a couch in the hallway,…

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THE LIFE AND DEATH OF MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ @ PARK AVENUE ARMORY

The latest showcase coming to The Park Avenue Armory is part visual art, part performance art, and all based around artist Marina Abramović. The show, directed by Robert Wilson, is a re-imagining of Abramović’s extraordinary life and work. The show begins with her difficult childhood and chronicles her journey to the present day. Abramović, who plays herself as well…

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ICI ANNUAL BENEFIT & AUCTION TO SUPPORT THE GLOBAL EXPANSION OF ICI’s EXHIBITIONS

Independent Curators International (ICI) hosted  its Annual Benefit & Auction honoring Miuccia Prada with the 2013 Leo Award, and Germano Celant with the 2013 Agnes Gund Curatorial Award. The Awards, created by artist Liz Glynn, were presented by Agnes Gund, ICI Trustee Emerita, and accepted on behalf of Fondazione Prada by Mr. Celant. The evening…

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MARINA ABRAMOVIC: THE ARTIST IS PRESENT – OPENING JUNE 13

Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present directed by Matthew Akers is a documentary that examines the artistic career of Marina Abramović, one of the most famous performance artists in the world whose career has spanned nearly four decades. The film centers around a retrospective exhibition of Abramović's work in 2010 at The Museum of Modern…

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ARTBASEL SWITZERLAND 2010 WITH HEIDI LEE

XXXX MAGAZINE CONTRIBUTING ART EDITOR HEIDI LEE PRESENTS A ROUND-UP OF HER WEEK AT ARTBASEL 41 ARTBASEL MARKET REVIEW OPENING DAY AT ART BASEL 41 As I practiced the customary three kiss greeting with Swiss colleagues, I toured around ArtBasel's 41st edition of the world's more important art fair this past June featuring 300 leading galleries…

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