22 March 2010


Marina Abramovic currently has a controversial retrospective at MoMA. She is an incredibly prolific performance, video, photography and installation artist.

Art Must Be Beautiful, Artist Must Be Beautiful, 1975

Breathing In- Breathing Out, 1977

Imponderabilia (1977/2010) at the MoMA Retrospective: to enter the exhibit, the viewer must walk through the narrow pathway designated by the two opposing nudes

Point of Contact, 1977/2010

Relation In Time, 1977

As reperformed at the retrospective

Rest Energy, 1980
"For a thriller of a piece called 'Rest Energy,' they faced each other and together held a large a bow and arrow. Ms. Abramovic grasped the bow while Mr. Laysiepen pulled the string taut, aiming the arrow at her heart."

Luminosity, 1997/2010

In Between video still, 1998

Nude with Skeleton, 2002-05

The still from the retrospective

How to Explain Pictures to a Dead Hare, 2005

Balkan Erotic Epic film still, 2005

The Family I (from the series THE QUIET IN THE LAND) Laos, 2008

Carrying the Skeleton, 2008

Happy Christmas, 2008

The Kitchen IV - Homage to Saint Therese, 2009
The Artist is Present, 2010


My Hands are my Heart, 1991
La DS., 1993

Pinched Ball, 1993
Four Bicycles (There Is Always One Direction), 1994
Ball on Water, 1994

Light Through Leaves, 1996

Black Kites, 1997
Fear Not, 2001

Cosmic Thing, 2002
Lotus Leaves, 2004

Dark Wave, 2006

Mobile Matrix, 2006

19 March 2010


Right After, 1969.
Vertiginous Detour, 1966.
Repetition 19, III, 1968.
Sequel, 1968.
Expanded Expansion, 1969.
Addendum, 1967.
Contingent, 1969
Sans II, 1968.

01 March 2010

Change in Scheme

Because school is a bit overwhelming at the moment, I'd like to change the way I upload posts. Instead of tightly adhering to the book, from now on I'll be posting about artists that I am constantly coming across in the context of my work/ studies.