Marina Abramović: “I’ve always been a soldier”

http://the-talks.com/interview/marina-abramovic/ Ms. Abramović, did you ever doubt that you were an artist? When I taught art I was always asked, “How do you know you’re an artist? What makes you an artist?” And to me it’s like breathing. You don’t question if you breathe, you have to breathe. So if you wake up in the […]

Marina Abramovic explains her choice to have three abortions

“I had three abortions because I was convinced that it would be a disaster for my work, that you only have so much energy in your body and I would have to share it,” she said.

Marina Abramović: The grandmother of performance art

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/profiles/marina-abramovi-the-grandmother-of-performance-art-on-her-brand-growing-up-behind-the-iron-curtain-9449301.html Marina Abramović: The grandmother of performance art on her ‘brand’, growing up behind the Iron Curtain, and protégé Lady Gaga Marina Abramović has stripped, been stabbed and burnt – all in pursuit of her art. As her new show opens in London, what should we expect next from the world’s most influential female artist? […]

When Marina Abramovic Dies A Biography

https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/when-marina-abramovic-dies When Marina Abramovic Dies A Biography By James Westcott Overview When Marina Abramović Dies examines the extraordinary life and death-defying work of one of the most pioneering artists of her generation–and one who is still at the forefront of contemporary art today. This intimate, critical biography chronicles Abramović’s formative and until now undocumented years […]

Transitory Objects: A Conversation with Marina Abramovic

http://www.sculpture.org/documents/scmag01/nov01/abram/abram.shtml Transitory Objects: A Conversation with Marina Abramovic by Zoe Kosmidou Marina Abramovic was born in Belgrade and studied at the Academies of Fine Arts in Belgrade and Zagreb. In 1975 she moved to Amsterdam, where she lives and works today. Her first solo works involved tests of endurance, and her work in performance and […]

Marina Abramovic on PBS

Four years ago, artist Marina Abramovic sat in the Museum of Modern Art for 716 hours and 30 minutes for a work called “The Artist Is Present.” Abramovic offers her Brief but Spectacular take on the value of good performance art, personal reflection and finding your place in the world. Duration: 02:15 Transcript JUDY WOODRUFF: […]

Marina Abramovic Isn’t a Feminist

http://jezebel.com/5930164/marina-abramovic-isnt-a-feminist Marina Abramovic Isn’t a Feminist Katie J.M. Baker 7/30/12 3:40pm Filed to: Feminism 26.0K 131 Add famed performance artist Marina Abramovic to the list of powerful women at the top of their field who don’t want to be called feminists. Abramovic told the Guardian that she was initially hesitant when Rufus Wainright asked her […]