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Marina Abramović

Retrospective

16/03/2024

14/07/2024

© Ulay / Marina Abramović, Courtesy of the Marina Abramović Archives. © Marina Abramović,

This is the most extensive retrospective of Marina Abramović’s work ever hosted in the Netherlands.

Featuring over 60 significant pieces, the exhibition covers five decades of the pioneering performance artist’s prolific career. It showcases her early creations from former Yugoslavia and Amsterdam, the groundbreaking performances with her partner Ulay, and highlights from her ongoing solo practice.

Marina Abramović is a groundbreaking Serbian performance artist renowned for her provocative and enduring works. Often called the “grandmother of performance art,” she has been a significant figure in the art world for over five decades. Abramović’s work explores themes of physical and mental endurance, pushing the boundaries of the body and mind. She gained international fame for her daring performances, including her collaborations with Ulay and her solo pieces, such as “The Artist is Present.”

Her influence and contributions have cemented her legacy as one of the most important artists of our time.

Amsterdam

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The Netherlands

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“The function of the artist in a disturbed society is to give awareness of the universe, to ask the right questions, and to elevate the mind.”

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Marina Abramović

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