PUBLISHER
The Museum of Modern Art, New York

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 9.5 x 12 in. / 224 pgs / 375 color / Audio CD.

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Pub Date
Out of stock indefinitely

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D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: SPRING 2010 p. 41   

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ISBN 9780870707476 TRADE
List Price: $50.00 CDN $67.50

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New York
The Museum of Modern Art, 03/14/10-05/31/10

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Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present

Edited by Klaus Biesenbach. Text by Arthur C. Danto, Chrissie Iles, Nancy Spector, Jovana Stokic.

Since the beginning of her career, in Belgrade in the late 1960s, Marina Abramovic has been a pioneer of performance art, creating some of the most important works in the field. Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present accompanies an exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art that documents approximately 50 of the artist's ephemeral time- and media-based works from throughout her career. The book also discusses a unique element of the Museum's retrospective, live performance: a new work created for the occasion, and performed by Abramovic herself; and re-creations of the artist's works by other performers—the first such to be undertaken in a museum setting. The book spans over four decades of Abramovic's early interventions and sound pieces, video works, installations, photographs, solo performances and collaborative performances made with the Dutch artist Ulay (Uwe Laysiepen). Essays by Klaus Biesenbach, Chief Curator of Media and performance art at MoMA, and four distinguished scholars examine Abramovic's ideas of time, duration and the reperformance of performance art as a way to extend it into posterity. The Artist Is Present also includes a CD with audio commentary by the artist that guides the reader through the publication. The artist is present not only in the exhibition but also in the experience of the book.Born in Belgrade just after the end of the Second World War, Marina Abramovic was raised in the Serbian Orthodox Church (her great uncle was a Patriarch and a canonized saint in the Church) and left Yugoslavia in 1976, having already established herself as a performance artist, living in Amsterdam and eventually New York, where she presently lives.
Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present

STATUS: Out of stock indefinitely.

FROM THE BOOK
Since the beginning of her career, in Belgrade in the late 1960s, Marina Abramovic has been a pioneer of performance art, creating some of the most important works in the field. In The Artist is Present, the catalog to her major Museum of Modern Art exhibition, she writes, "So, what is a good work of art? It has that energy that tunes you into what is going on behind your back. Bruce Naumann always likes to say, “Art is a matter of life and death.” It sounds melodramatic, but it is so true. If you take whatever you do as a matter of life and death, and if you are there one hundred percent, then things really happen. Less than one hundred percent is not good art. It’s so hard to do it, but it is the only way. And this means no compromises."

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MARILYN MINTER: PRETTY/DIRTY

GREGORY R. MILLER & CO.

ISBN: 9781941366042
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Pub Date: 5/26/2015
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SIGLIO

ISBN: 9780979956225
USD $48.00
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Pub Date: 4/30/2010
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NIKI DE SAINT PHALLE

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LA FáBRICA/GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM BILBAO

ISBN: 9788415691983
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JRP|RINGIER

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GREGORY R. MILLER & CO.

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PRIMARY INFORMATION

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HAUSER & WIRTH PUBLISHERS

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SOBERSCOVE PRESS

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Marina Abramovic: The House With The Ocean View

MARINA ABRAMOVIC: THE HOUSE WITH THE OCEAN VIEW

Essays by Chrissie Iles, Thomas McEvilley, Sean Kelly, C. Carr, Roselee Goldberg, and Peggy Phelan.

CHARTA

ISBN: 9788881584369
USD $45.00
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Pub Date: 3/2/2004
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Marina Abramovic: Seven Easy Pieces

MARINA ABRAMOVIC: SEVEN EASY PIECES

Interview by Nancy Spector. Text by Marina Abramovic, Erika Fischer-Lichte, Sandra Umathum.

CHARTA

ISBN: 9788881586264
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Pub Date: 2/1/2007
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Marina Abramovic: Balkan Epic

MARINA ABRAMOVIC: BALKAN EPIC

By Adelina von Furstenberg.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788876246784
USD $34.95
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Pub Date: 9/5/2006
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Marina Abramovic: 7 Deaths of Maria Callas

MARINA ABRAMOVIC: 7 DEATHS OF MARIA CALLAS

Introduction and text by Marina Abramovic. Text by Petter Skavlan. Photographs by Marco Anelli.

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Marina Abramovic: Drawings 1963–2017

MARINA ABRAMOVIC: DRAWINGS 1963–2017

Edited by Tone Hansen, Lars Mørch Finborud. Text by Tone Hansen.

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ISBN: 9783960982821
USD $45.00
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Pub Date: 6/19/2018
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The Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Andersen & Marina Abramovic

THE UGLY DUCKLING BY HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN & MARINA ABRAMOVIC

Edited by Lærke Rydal Jørgensen.

LOUISIANA MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

ISBN: 9788792877932
USD $23.00
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Pub Date: 2/27/2018
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Marina Abramovic: The Cleaner

MARINA ABRAMOVIC: THE CLEANER

Edited by Lena Essling. Text by Marina Abramovic, Tine Colstrup, Lena Essling, Adrian Heathfield, Bojana Pejic, Devin Zuber.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775742610
USD $60.00
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Pub Date: 6/27/2017
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Marina Abramovic: 512 Hours

MARINA ABRAMOVIC: 512 HOURS

KOENIG BOOKS

ISBN: 9783863355821
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Pub Date: 6/23/2015
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Marina Abramovic: The Kitchen

MARINA ABRAMOVIC: THE KITCHEN

Introduction by Mateo Feijoo.

LA FáBRICA

ISBN: 9788415303374
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Pub Date: 9/30/2012
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Hans Ulrich Obrist & Marina Abramovic: The Conversation Series

HANS ULRICH OBRIST & MARINA ABRAMOVIC: THE CONVERSATION SERIES

Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist.

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783865604750
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Pub Date: 8/30/2010
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Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present

MARINA ABRAMOVIC: THE ARTIST IS PRESENT

Edited by Klaus Biesenbach. Text by Arthur C. Danto, Chrissie Iles, Nancy Spector, Jovana Stokic.

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9780870707476
USD $50.00
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Pub Date: 4/30/2010
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Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present /DVD, NTSC, Region 1

MARINA ABRAMOVIC: THE ARTIST IS PRESENT /DVD, NTSC, REGION 1

MUSIC BOX FILMS

ISBN: MC-1335
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