28 July 2022

Dame Paula Rego The National Gallery – Claes Oldenburg The Store Recreated – Marina Abramović Modern Art Oxford

Three exciting previews: Dame Paula Rego The National Gallery – Claes Oldenburg The Store Recreated – Marina Abramović Modern Art Oxford

28 February 2022


War Invades 59th Venice Biennale Russia Quits – Ukraine On Hold

Updated: Artists Alexandra Sukhareva and Kirill Savchenkov and curator Raimundas Malašauskas have pulled out of the Russian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. The invasion of Ukraine has put cultural exchange between Russia and the world in jeopardy. The Milk of Dreams was the title of the 2022 Venice Biennale Russian pavilion exhibition. This name was […]

23 March 2020


Italy I Love You My Heart Is With You – Marina Abramović

Marina Abramović made a statement to the people of Italy in association with Palazzo Strozzi as part of project IN TOUCH. The international artist joined Ai Weiwei and Tomás Saraceno in sending a message of solidarity and encouragement emphasising how Italians are demonstrating “great courage and a great feeling of community and humanity” and that the COVID-19 crisis represents an emergency now global

2 March 2020


Ulay: Marina Abramović Creative Collaborator Dies

Frank Uwe Laysiepen, AKA Ulay, Conceptual artist and long-term creative partner of Marina Abramović, has died age 76. Born in Germany and based in Ljubljana since 2009.

7 February 2019

Marina Abramović Serpentine Performance Presented In Augmented Reality

Marina Abramović, the iconic performance artist, presents her latest performance: The Life in Mixed Reality (a wearable augmented reality experience).

6 February 2019

24 September 2018

Marina Abramović Attacked: Czech Artist Smashes Painting Over Her Head

The performance artist Marina Abramović had a framed painting smashed over her head as she left the private view of her latest exhibition in Florence Italy.

14 August 2018

Marina Abramovic Attacked By Italian Far Right Over Regatta Poster

Marina Abramovic has been attacked by the Italian far right for a poster she designed for the Barcolana sailing regatta in the Gulf of Trieste.

28 June 2018


Masterpiece London – Affair To Remember – Or Not – Edward Lucie-Smith

The initial omens are not good. As you go into Masterpiece 2018, the first thing that greets you – though ‘greets’ is the wrong word, it stands there as if trying to block your entry

18 February 2017


Marina Abramovic Retrospective Unveiled At Moderna Museet Stockholm

A comprehensive first European retrospective of the work of Marina Abramović has opened in Stockholm.

10 January 2017

Nan Goldin and Marina Abramovic Turn The Camera To Women

Photography and video works drawn from the collection of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C. go on display at the Whitechapel Gallery 18 January -16 April.

25 August 2016

Marina Abramovic, Richard Long, And Dorothy Cross At Modern Art Oxford

‘It’s Me to the World’ is Modern Art Oxford’s fourth exhibition and iteration of KALEIDOSCOPE, a celebration of 50 years as an internationally acclaimed gallery. The exhibition features works by Marina Abramović, Mohammed Qasim Ashfaq, Dorothy Cross, Richard Long, Agnes Martin, Otobong Nkanga, Yoko Ono, Hannah Rickards, and Richard Long. Upon entering the gallery the […]

25 August 2016


Marina Abramovic Issues Second Apology For Comparing Aboriginal People To Dinosaurs

Marina Abramović has issued another apology, for a passage in her new memoir, which is to be published in October which described Aboriginal people as dinosaurs. The 384-page book, titled ‘Walk Through Walls’, is currently making the rounds on sites like Facebook and Twitter in the build-up to release. The collector’s edition, “comes with an uncoated cover enclosed in […]

13 August 2016


Photo Feature: Richard Long Walking A Labyrinth At Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford is soon to unveil its fourth exhibition ‘It’s Me to the World’ in KALEIDOSCOPE, a celebration of 50 years as an internationally acclaimed gallery. The latest iteration will feature works by Marina Abramović, Mohammed Qasim Ashfaq, Dorothy Cross, Richard Long, Agnes Martin, Otobong Nkanga, Yoko Ono and Hannah Rickards. But the work […]

23 February 2016


Marina Abramovic Institute To Partner With NEON On Major Collaboration

NEON is partnering with the Marina Abramović Institute (MAI) for the first time, on a major collaboration of Performance and Immaterial Art in Athens. Hosted at the Benaki Museum (Pireos St. Annexe) over a period of seven weeks, As One will consist of the Abramović Method, newly commissioned performance pieces by Greek artists, and an extensive public program of lectures, workshops, discussions […]

18 December 2015


Art 2015 Sum-up: Lawsuits, Over Inflated Auctions And Cultural Armageddon

It’s been a year of everyone suing everyone else, grappling over intellectual property, and spending too much at the auctions. Only yesterday a dispatch box used by Maggie Thatcher sold for £200k plus commission at Christie’s, smashing its initial timid estimate of under £5,000. I watched the sale unfold in which a collective hysteria seemed […]

11 December 2015


Shia LaBeouf: Sorry Wrong Soul – Live Liverpool Art Performance Update

Actor turned ‘Performance artist’ Shia LaBeouf has launched his latest artwork in Liverpool.  “#TOUCHMYSOUL” examines the culture and nature of fame and the gap between a celebrity’s public persona and real life. The Hollywood actor has created a dedicated call centre at Fact gallery, where he and his two collaborators are taking calls live. Instead of the usual conversation the […]

22 September 2015


BBC Digital Art Project Lambasted For Wasting Public Money

The BBC has defended itself from criticism by the Rupert Murdock owned Sun newspaper who labelled its digital arts website, ‘The Space’ as an “eccentric digital arts project”. The Space features experimental artists including Marina Abramovic, Jeremy Deller and Gilbert and George. The publication questioned the £8.16m earmarked from the licence fee for it. But in […]

30 June 2015


Marina Abramovic To Be Art Director For Givenchy In New York

The art world celebrity and performance artist Marina Abramović is to collaborate with French fashion house Givenchy and its creative director, Riccardo Tisci, on his spring New York fashion show, WWD reports. This autumn, the company will unveil a 5,000 square-foot flagship store in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, at 747 Madison avenue, the location has […]

13 January 2015


Marina Abramović Creates Golden Globes Art Performance For Hollywood’s Finest

Visual Art is not the type of thing that you really expect to find at a Hollywood event, a few statues maybe – but not the kind that you may find in The Museum of Modern Art – but this year, the Art of Elysium, a charity organisation that brings art to children battling medical […]

9 January 2015


Is Image Appropriation Just Plagiarism Of Intellectual Property

Jeff Koons is facing a second lawsuit over alleged plagiarism of intellectual property in two weeks; first regarding the sculpture

5 December 2014


Shia LaBeouf Is Living Proof That Actors Can’t Be Visual Artists

News emerged this week that Shia LaBeouf was ‘raped’ by a spectator at his collaborative show with the artists Luke Turner and Nastja Säde Rönkkö

9 August 2014

Marina Abramovic: A Clairvoyant’s Perspective Uncovers Density And Connection

Marina Abramovic demands a certain sensitivity in engagement, she works with spiritual intelligence, a landscape of thought that operates through our senses rather than an academic portfolio of images and discussion. Entering the exhibition invited an experience that was unique to the world of energy, presence, healing, consciousness, creativity and transformation. I am someone that […]

19 July 2014


Marina Abramovic: Serpentine Residency Marathon Crosses The Half Way Mark

Marina Abramović the Serbian born conceptual artist reaches the half-way mark of her residency at the Serpentine Gallery today, at 6pm on Saturday 19 July. The artist now completes her 256th hour of performing with the public. To mark the occasion, the Serpentine, in collaboration with The Space, will release a short series of brief […]

18 June 2014

Manipulated By Marina Abramovic: Immersive Performance Piece Creates Collective Response

I am dispersing with the usual third person format in summarising Marina Abramović’s residence at the Serpentine, this being an ‘experience’ not an exhibition, and entirely subjective to each individual’s impression of it, bound to change immeasurably from person to person. Press and public alike cannot but refer to this new piece without needing to contextualise […]

10 June 2014


Marina Abramovic Descends On London Please Switch Off All Mobile Devices

Marina Abramović has taken over the Serpentine Gallery to present a unique work. The globally acclaimed artist began her performance in the Gallery for the duration of her exhibition: 10am to 6pm, 6 days a week until 25 August. Creating the simplest of environments in the Gallery spaces, Abramović’s only materials will be herself, the […]

16 May 2014


Marina Abramovic Presents 512 Hours An Unique Serpentine Gallery Performance Piece

Marina Abramović will be presenting an unique new work at the Serpentine Gallery in London in June. The internationally acclaimed artist will perform in the Gallery for the duration of her exhibition: 10am to 6pm, 6 days a week. Creating the simplest of environments in the Gallery spaces, Abramović’s only materials will be herself, the […]

3 December 2013


Art Basel Miami Beach Launches With Untitled and Marina Abramovic

Last night saw the first event on the Art Basel Miami week calendar, the launch of the UNTITLED art fair. In two short years this pavilion on the Beach, at the start of Ocean Drive, has grown to become a contender as an important international art fair. Comprised of mostly New York galleries there was […]

7 November 2013


Ai Weiwei and Marina Abramovic Donate Works To Benefit Elton John AIDS Foundation

Eight works generously donated by leading contemporary artists are to be auctioned by Sotheby’s to benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF). Works by Marina Abramović, William Eggleston, Inka Essenhigh, Theaster Gates, Wade Guyton, Louise Lawler, Raymond Pettibon, and Ai Weiwei, will be included in Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Day Sale on 14 November 2013 which […]

3 August 2013


Marina Abramovic Kickstarts Her New Institute With Crowd Funding

Marina Abramovic, the New York-based, Serbian-born performance artist is using Kickstart to crowd fund her new institute designed by Rem Koolhaas. The Institute is dedicated to the presentation and preservation of long durational work, including that of performance art, dance, theater, film, music, opera, and other forms that may develop in the future. MAI will […]