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Marina Abramović WILL Build a Performance Art Temple, Dammit!

The Art World’s Serbian superdiva Marina Abramović has signed a deal with architect Rem Koolhaas to finally build that Center for the Preservation of Performance Art she wanted. Here’s its best part: Visitors will observe performance pieces lasting 6hrs to days from special chairs on wheels and if they fall asleep, they will be wheeled away to “a sleeping area” by […]

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Marina Abramović Throws a Sundance Party, Everyone Shuts Up

Performance art diva Marina Abramović is over parties: “It’s always the same.” Her last scandalous gala featured nude skeleton huggers as dinner centerpieces and heads sticking out of tables. For her latest shin-ding at the Sundance Film Festival, Marina made everyone wear noise cancelling headphones and shut up for one hour. The result? […]

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Marina Abramović’s MoMA Performers’ Polite ‘F*ck You! Pay Me!’

Performance art diva Marina Abramović had caused hoopla with her vaguely kinky, “economically exploitative” gala at MoCA for allegedly underpaying artists to hug skeletons naked and poke their heads through tables. Now, some of the “re-performers” from MoMA talk about their wage troubles with museum institutions. […]

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The Pepper Spraying Cop Makes Marina Abramović Cry

Friday, UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi had ordered the police to chase out student protestors from the campus quad. So, have you seen the footage of Lieutenant John Pike casually spraying a row of peacefully seated protestors in their faces, as if he was watering his plants? Have you seen him pepper spraying his […]

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Marina Abramović’s MOCA Gala Served People

Last week, word got out that Marina Abramović was going to plop skeleton-hugging nudes on the MOCA gala tables and pay $150 for aspiring performance artists to poke their heads through them — spinning, detached, dead-faced between dishes while art stars and celebs munched their $2,500-$100,000 dinners. Yvonne Rainer condemned it as “grotesque,” “verging on economic […]

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Marina Abramović’s Allegedly Kinky, “Criminal” MOCA Gala

So, Marina Abramović just got burned by someone she really respects, all because she’s planning to “humiliate” her performers by laying them nude on and under tables where the elite MOCA Gala attendees can gawk at and fondle them tomorrow. Apparently, it reminds people of Passolini’s sexually sadistic torture epic, Salò. […]

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Eat Marina Abramović’s Volano Flambé

Performance art diva Marina Abramović loves her edible gold. Unlike her gilded pepper balls, the Volano Flambé sounds ostentatious and scrumptious in your mouth: “dark chocolate ice cream covered with meringue, decorated with gold leaf and a swirl of spun sugar, bedded on chocolate cookie crumbs and flambéed with rum.” […]

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