Marina Abramovic


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.


Artist, director, installation artist, performance artist, photographer, sculptor, sound artist, video artist

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Marina Abramović, Marina Abramovic, Marina Abramovicz

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