Born in Belgrade, Serbia on November 30, 1946, Marina Abramović is one of the most acclaimed, remarkable and influential performance artists in the world today. From her shocking early work in the 1970s to her blockbuster 2010 show “The Artist is Present”, she has redefined what art can be and brought performance into the mainstream. Her latest project is based in “As One,” is at the Benaki Museum in Athens, showcasing and mentoring young performance artists and revisiting some of the key works of her career.
Watch this short video from Bloomberg‘s “Brilliant Ideas” series for an interesting overview of Abramović’s life and work.
For more information about Marina Abramović, and for links to purchase her new memoir “Walk Through Walls” visit marinaabramovic.com.