Marina Abramović, The Artist Is Present

The ArtistOrganized by Klaus Biesenbach, Chief Curator at Large, The Museum of Modern Art, and Director, PS1 Contemporary Art Center. The Artist’s Museum locates these various works inside a cultural moment and creative impulse bookended by the historical cabinet of curiosities and 20th century image libraries, and our present period of the hyperlink and circulation of digital photos.

For Marina, the boundaries are quite porous–a reality made vivid because the movie delves back in time to explore the family tree of The Artist is Present, from Marina’s early solo profession to her vastly influential twelve-12 months romance/ collaboration with Ulay, who stays a towering figure in her life.

After residing with relations in New England (including briefly along with his father, the place he discovered the photograph that will later turn into the premise for The Artist and His Mother), Gorky settled in New York City in 1924. In addition, it … Read More

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