Marina Abramovic, a performance artist who began her career in the 1970’s, is commercially best known for her 2010 work, The Artist is Present. This body of work explores the relationship between performer and audience, the limits of the body, and the possibilities of the mind. Marina invited 30 young artists to “re-perform” five of her historical pieces at the MoMa Gallery in New York, whilst her new work, allowed visitors to take turns sitting opposite her on a daily for three months.
Artist of the week: Marina Abramovic
Title: The Artist is Present
Medium: Performance Art