Marina Abramovic

For more than three decades, performance artist marina Abramović has been testing the boundaries between performer and audience and the limits of her own body, occasionally risking her life in the process. On the eve of a retrospective at MoMA, she readies herself for what may be her most challenging performance yet. Read an excerpt of the feature HERE.

Artwork: Marina Abramović

The Kitchen I—Homage to Saint Therese, 2009, pigment print.

Artwork: Marina Abramović

Portrait with Potatoes, 2008

Artwork: Marina Abramović

Cleaning the Floor, 2004, chromogenic print.

Artwork: Marina Abramović

Entering the Other Side, performed as part of “Seven Easy Pieces” at the Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2005, chromogenic print

Artwork: Marina Abramović

Portrait With Scorpion (Open Eyes), 2005, gelatin silver print.

Photographed: Jason Schmidt

Abramović wearing a gown from the University of Plymouth, from which she received an Honorary Doctorate of the Arts in 2009, and the Austrian Commander’s Cross she received in 2008.