Marina Abramović: The Artist Is PresentHD
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About the Film
Seductive, fearless, and outrageous, Marina Abramović has been redefining what art is for nearly 40 years. Using her own body as a vehicle, pushing herself beyond her limits – and at times risking her life in the process – she creates performances that challenge, shock, and move us. Marina Abramović the Artist is Present follows the artist as she prepares for what may be the most important moment of her life: a major new retrospective of her work, taking place at The Museum of Modern Art. To be given a retrospective at one of the world’s premier museums is the most exhilarating sort of milestone. For Marina, it is far more: it is the chance to finally silence the question she has been hearing over and over again for four decades: “But why is this art?”
Art and Nature
"The Art is found between The Nature and Human Soul."
I was dubious, but then very impressed.
I suspected pretension, and there is, of a sort -but its also incredibly moving and If you think about what Marina Abramovic does/creates, physically,mentally and emotionally-its really impressive, perhaps genius. It re ignited my long lost faith in conceptual art.
- Genre: Documentary
- Released: 2012
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