Introduction
Marina Abramović (Serbian Cyrillic: Марина Абрамовић, Serbo-Croatian pronunciation: [maˌrǐːna abˈrǎːmoʋit͡ɕ]; born November 30, 1946) is a Yugoslavia-born performance artist. Her work explores the relationship between performer and audience, the limits of the body, and the possibilities of the mind. Active for over three decades, Abramović has been described as the "grandmother of performance art." She pioneered a new notion of identity by bringing in the participation of observers, focusing on "confronting pain, blood, and physical limits of the body."
Wikidata
Q47496
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Introduction
Academy of Fine Arts in Belgrade (1965–70) before completing her post-diploma studies at the Academy of Fine Arts, Zagreb, in 1972. Her first significant performances began in 1973 and established a practice of exploring the physical limits of the human body. From 1976-1989 she worked in collaboration with Frank Uwe Laysiepen, known and Ulay. In 2010 she was the subject of a retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, titled The Artist is Present.
Nationalities
Serbian, Yugoslav
Gender
Female
Roles
Artist, Installation artist, Performance artist, Sculptor, Video artist
Names
Marina Abramović, Marina Abramovic
ULAN
500115967
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