Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present

Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present

Marina Abramović is a walking epic. So it's fitting that in 2010 the catalogue "The Artist Is Present" attempts to give a panoramic view of four decades of Abramovic's interventions, sound pieces, video works, installations, photographs, and solo performances.

  • The book attempts, in its great diversity of voices and ideas, to address the ways that history might account for the women missing from the familiar narrative of modernism; the ways that women variously fit into, redefine, or tur... The book attempts, in its great diversity of voices and ideas, to address the ways that history might account for the women missing from the familiar narrative of modernism; the ways that women variously fit into, redefine, or turn upside down the usual categories of art and art-making; and the ways that The Museum of Modern Art has been a site of both patronage and protest.