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date: 14 August 2020

Abramović, Marina (1946– ) Serbian 

A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

Ian Chilvers,

John Glaves-Smith

*Performance and *Body artist. Born in Belgrade—her parents had been partisans—she moved to Amsterdam and now lives and works in New York. Her performances have taken to an extreme danger, physical ordeal and confrontation with the audience. ‘If you're really afraid of an idea—that's the kind of idea I like’, she told an audience at Tate Modern. In ... ...

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