Posts tagged "marina abramovic"

Marina Abramović Says Jay Z “Completely Used Me” In His “Picasso Baby” Video [UPDATED]

UPDATE: The Marina Abramović Institute has issued a statement of apology for apparently not informing the artist that Jay Z DID make a donation two years ago, leading her to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 20, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Justice Department Report Faults Ferguson Police For Racial Bias

The US Justice Department has issued a scathing report faulting Ferguson, MO police for racial bias.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 2, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Shia LaBeouf Says He Was Raped During His Performance Art Show

Remember earlier this year, when Shia LaBeouf held a silent performance art show called “#IAMSORRY” in Los Angeles? It was pretty much a rip-off of Marina Abramović’s “The Artist Is…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 28, 2014 - 1:30 pm

CBC Host Jian Ghomeshi Fired After Accusations Of Abuse

Canadian Broadcasting Company host Jian Ghomeshi was fired over allegations of abuse. Three women say that Ghomeshi was violent towards them before and during sexual encounters they say were…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 27, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Lady Gaga Kicked Her 15-Joints-Per-Day Marijuana Habit With Marina Abramovic’s Help

“I was smoking 15 joints a day. No tobacco. A day. It was a habit that eventually occurred when the pain got so bad with the hip. I was just numbing,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 9, 2013 - 10:00 am

The Good, The Bad & The WTF At The 2011 MOCA Gala

This past weekend, celebs turned out in droves to honor … a performance artist? Yep, you read that right; instead of the usual self-congratulatory Hollywood crap, stars convened at the…

Julie Gerstein | November 14, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Nude Performers At The MoMA Suffer Groping And Other Hardships

Apparently we are not mature enough or decent enough to view art anymore. At a Marina Abramovic performance art retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC, I was…

Ami Angelowicz | April 19, 2010 - 12:10 pm

Nudity And Sex In Art Still Cause A Stir

Even though artists have been paying homage to the human form since the beginning, nudity and sex in art still cause a major commotion. Two works of art…

Catherine Strawn | April 14, 2010 - 1:30 pm

At The MoMA Today: See Marina Abramovic’s Live, Nude Performances

On Sunday afternoon I walked between a naked man and woman in public, through a doorway actually. They stared at me as I tried to avoid her breasts and to…

Joanne Hinkel | March 16, 2010 - 12:20 pm