Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present

Discipline: Art (Fine arts, Performing arts)

Type of Paper: Creative writing

Academic Level: Undergrad. (yrs 3-4)

Paper Format: APA

Pages: 3 Words: 967

Question

QUESTION

Please watch the 1 hour 45 minute documentary titled "Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present (2012)." The link is listed below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0G8dvrtw5s&has_verified=1

Marina Abramovic is known as the "Grandmother of Performance Art." This documentary follows the Serbian performance artist as she prepares for a retrospective of her work at The Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

Please write a 3 paragraph minimum summary of the documentary that includes the following:

1. Which of her works do you find most powerful? Why?

2. How you feel about her work in general, why you feel this way?

3. Do you consider "performance art" a real and valid art form?

4. How do you think Abramovic's work is different from the work of some of the other artists you have recently learned about/been exposed to?