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Marina Abramović to Perform Bach's Goldberg Variations at the Park Avenue Armory

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Provocative performance artist Marina Abramović and the young pianist Igor Levit are to collaborate on a presentation of Bach's "Goldberg Variations" in December 2015 at the Armory.
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WNYC News

Marina Abramovic Stages Her Own Death, and Life

Friday, December 20, 2013

Performance artist Marina Abramovic once sat in a museum for seven hours a day, for about three months. She lived in a gallery for twelve days, without talking or eating. Now she is staging her funeral.

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Around Broadway

The Life and Death of Marina Abramović

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

The distinctive performance artist Marina Abramović is telling her life story — and attending her own funeral — at the Park Avenue Armory.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Marina Abramović; Kimani Gray Fallout; Valle Verdict

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Performance artist Marina Abramović discusses her new project blending art and neuroscience called "Measuring the Magic of Mutual Gaze." During the interview, both her and Brian's brain waves will be recorded and explored in real-time. Plus: Council Member Jumaane Williams on the vigil in response to the shooting of Kimani Gray; what the Gilberto Valle trial tells us about "thought crime;" and bioethicist Nita Farahany continues a series on medical ethics.

Studio 360

The Flaming Lips & Theresa Andersson

Friday, April 20, 2012

Kurt Andersen talks with Wayne Coyne, the mastermind of the Flaming Lips, about a near-death experience. Marina Abramović, the self-described "grandmother of performance art," sits silently in a museum atrium for months. And DIY soulster Theresa Andersson brings a garage’s worth of gadgets to the studio for a live performance. ...

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Studio 360

Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present

Friday, April 20, 2012

In the spring of 2010, visitors to New York’s Museum of Modern Art could find Marina Abramović, the self-described “grandmother of performance art,” holding court. She sat silently, all day, every day, for three months. She had worked with a trainer and a nutritionist to endure long days of ...

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WNYC News

Artists and Chefs Collaborate On Edible Works Of Art

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Artists have been using food as a medium for many years. Now four artists, including performance artist Marina Abramović, are bringing their artistic visions to the table.

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Gallerina

Marina Abramovic's Chocolate Lips

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

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Just when you thought the Marina Abramovic spectacle at the Museum of Modern Art couldn't get any kookier, you get a press release in your inbox announcing a cast of the artist's lips made of pure dark chocolate -- and embellished with a lipstick of edible gold.

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Studio 360

Walken, Jimmy Cliff, Female MCs

Friday, April 02, 2010

Kurt Andersen talks with actor Christopher Walken. His scene-stealing roles have ranged from super-creepy to hilarious. We hear from up-and-coming female MCs who are changing the sound of hip-hop. The "grandmother of performance art," Marina Abramovic, sits silently – for hours - in the Museum of Modern Art. And reggae legend Jimmy Cliff plays live in our studio.

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Studio 360

Marina Abramovic

Friday, April 02, 2010

The self-described "grandmother of performance art" is at the center of the retrospective show "Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present" at New York's Museum of Modern Art. Her new project? Sitting silently in the museum's atrium all day, everyday, for three months. Kerrie ...

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Features

Public Reacts To Nudity In Abramovic Exhibit

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

WNYC asked museum visitors' about the controversial Abramovic installation. Watch the videos.

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Features

Marina Abramovic Meets the Press

Friday, March 12, 2010

The diva of performance art, Marina Abramovic, spoke to the press a few weeks before the opening of a major retrospective  called The Artist is Present. Listen to what she had to say about the show.

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Studio 360

Kirk, Cairo, Barbie

Thursday, March 30, 2006

Kurt Andersen and novelist Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni talk about dreams. We’ll lie down in Marina Abramovic’s "Dream Bed," a sculpture that lets visitors take a nap. We’ll hear about jazz musician Rahsaan Roland Kirk, who dreamt he could play three horns at once and made it a reality. And we’ll look at an American Icon that has been adored, fetishized, and mutilated: the Barbie doll.

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Studio 360

Dream Bed

Saturday, February 26, 2005

If you go into the Rose Museum outside Boston, not only can you touch the newest art installation, you can lie right down inside it. Marina Abramovich, the artist behind “Dream Bed,” encourages you to record and share what happens next. WBUR’s Sean Cole recently stopped in for a ...

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Studio 360

Kirk, Cairo, Chaconne

Saturday, February 26, 2005

Kurt Andersen and novelist Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, talk about dreams. We’ll lie down in Marina Abramovic’s "Dream Bed," a sculpture that lets visitors sleep in the middle of an art exhibition. We’ll hear about jazz musician Rahsaan Roland Kirk, who dreamt he could play three horns at once — and ...

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