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Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present (20-Jan-2012)

Director: Matthew Akers

Keywords: Documentary, Biography

Documentary follows the famous Serbian performance artist as she prepares for a major exhibition in New York.

Serbian-American performance artist Marina Abramovic is profiled in The Artist is Present, a documentary that follows the exhibitionist as she prepares for and participates in a two-month-long retrospective of her body of work at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. The piece, which saw Abramovic sitting immobile in the museum's atrium as spectators took turns sitting across from her, ran from March 14 to May 31, 2010, and was considered to be a watershed moment in her storied career.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
David Blaine
4-Apr-1973   World's least engrossing daredevil
James Franco
19-Apr-1978   Freaks and Geeks


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