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Marina Abramovic    (Serbian, 1946)

 Marina Abramovic - Portrait with Flowers (Photographs) h: 139.1 x w: 141 cm / h: 54.8 x w: 55.5 in
Marina Abramovic
Portrait with Flowers 2009
 
 Marina Abramovic - The Kitchen IX (Photographs) h: 136 x w: 135 cm / h: 53.5 x w: 53.1 in
Marina Abramovic
The Kitchen IX 2009
 
 Marina Abramovic - The Kitchen VII (Photographs) h: 140 x w: 140 in / h: 355.6 x w: 355.6 cm
Marina Abramovic
The Kitchen VII 2009
 

Biography
1946 Born on November 30th in Belgrade, Serbia
1965 - 1970 Academy of Fine Arts, Belgrade, Serbia
1973 Wins Sekretar Skoja Prize for Rhythm 5, Galleria Nova, Zagreb, Croatia
1973 - 1975 Teaches at the Academy of Fine Arts, Novi Sad, Serbia
1983 Visiting professor at the Académie des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France
1988 The Great Wall Walk (30 April-27 June)
1990 - 1991 Visiting professor at the Hochschule der Kunst
1990 - 1991 Visiting professor at the Académie des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France
1992 - 1996 Professor at the Hochschule für Bildende Kunst in Braunschweig, Germany
1997 Golden Lion Award for Best Artist, XLVII Biennale di Venezia, Venice
1998 Board Member of the Contemporary Art Center, Kitakyushu, Japan
2001 Artist in residence at the Atelier Calder, Sache, France
2003 AICA USA Award
2003 Niedersächsicher Kunstpreis, 2003
2003 New York Dance and Performance Award
1997 - 2004 Professor at the Hochschule Bildende Künste, Braunschweig, Germany
2004 American Art Critic Association Award. Honorary Doctorate Degrees from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, U.S.A.
2007 AICA USA Award
2007 Gran Premio AECA “Gran Premio” Award, Madrid, Spain
2008 Austrian Decoration of Honor for Science & Art
2009 Lorenzo il Magnifico Career Award, Florence Biennale, Florence, Italy
Lives and works in New York, NY

Exhibitions
2011 "Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present," The Garage, Moscow, Russia (solo)
"Marina Abramovic," Pinnacle Gallery, Savannah, GA (solo)
"Exchange + Evolution," Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
"Fertility," Akim Monet, Berlin, Germany
2011 "Publics and Counterpublics," Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Seville, Spain
"For a Long Time…," Roberts & Tilton, Santa Monica, CA
2011 "The Luminous Interval," Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain
2011 "L’Insoutenablle Légérete de l’Être," Yvon Lambert, New York, NY
2011 "L’Insoutenablle Légérete de l’Être," Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
2011 "Personal Structures," Palazzo Bembo, Venice, Italy
2011 "Heroinas," Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza y Fundacion Caja, Madrid, Spain
2011 "10 Dialogues: Richard Demarco, Scotland, and the European Avant Garde," Royal Scottish Academy of Art and Architecture, Edinburgh, Scotland
2011 "TRA. EDGE OF BECOMING," Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy
2010 "Back to Simplicity," Galeria Luciana Brito, São Paulo, Brazil (solo)
2010 "Marina Abramović: Personal Archaeology," Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2010 "Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present," Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (solo)
2010 "Marina Abramović," Lisson Gallery, London, England (solo)
2010 "Everything is going to be alright," Kamu Art Museum, Tallin, Estonia
2010 "Take Two: Worlds and Views," Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2010 "The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama," Nobel Museum, Stockholm, Sweden
2010 "Misericordia," Prism, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Third Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art: Against Exclusion, Garage Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
2010 Hunt & Chase. Salomon Contemporary, East Hampton, New York
2010 Human Rites. Bass Museum of Art, Miami, Florida
2010 Human. Tmamac, Nice, France
2010 Human, 1988-2010. The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California
2010 Outside the Box: Edition Jacob Samuel, 1988-2010. The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California
2010 Goddesses, Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo, Norway
2010 Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video Performance, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York
2010 The Hoerengracht, Amsterdam Historical Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2010 Think Pink, Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
2010 That’s Life: Vanities from Caravaggio to Damien Hirst, Fondation Dina Vierny – Musée Maillol, Paris, France
2010 Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York
2010 Brave New World, Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
2009 The Kitchen: Homage to Saint Therese, La Fabrica Galleria, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2009 Unconditional Love, Arsenale Novissimo Tesa 89, Venice Biennale, Venice Italy (solo)
2009 Marina Abramovic: Irresistible, Galerie Cent 8, Paris, France (solo)
2009 POURQUOI ATTENDRE!, Fonds Andre Iten at Centre d'Art de Geneve, Geneva, Switzerland
2009 Variables, Beaumontpublic, Luxembourg, Brussels
2009 1989: The End of History or the Beginning of the Future? Video Art Comments on a Time Shift, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, New York.
2009 The Missing Peace, Frost Art Museum, Miami, Florida
2009 Chelsea Visits Havana, Havana Fine Arts Museum, Cuba
2009 Elles@centrepompidou, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
2009 The Female Gaze: Women look at Women, Cheim & Reid, New York
2009 Worlds on Video, Strozzina, Florence, Italy
2008 8 Lessons on Emptiness with a Happy End, Beaumontpublic, Luxembourg, Luxembourg (solo)
2008 Marina Abramovic: Videoinstalaciones, Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
2008 XXVIII Sâo Paulo Biennale, Sâo Paulo, Brazil
2008 Video Performance: Models of Self-Reflection, Ausstellungshalle fur zeitgenossische Kunst Münster, Germany
2008 Photographic Works, To Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, New York, New York
2008 Great Women Artists: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York
2008 I’ve Got Something in My Eye, Hessel Museum of Art - Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
2008 Academia: Qui es-tu?, Chapelle de l’Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France
2008 The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
2008 Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flânerie, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York
2008 Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican Art Gallery, London, England
2008 When I Open my Eyes in the Morning, I see a Film, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland
2008 WACK: Art and the Fiminist Revolution, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island
2007 Gehen bleiben, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
2007 Not Closed, beaumontpublic, Luxembourg
2006 Renegades 25 Years of Performance at Exit Art, Exit Art, New York City, NY
2006 Primitivism Revisited: After the End of an Idea, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York City, NY
2005 The Biography Remix [Performances], Avignon Theatre Festival, Avignon, France (solo)
2005 Photographies et Objets/Count On Us, Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2005 (Re)Presenting Performance [Symposium], Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (solo)
2005 Self Portrait with Skeleton [Performance], Art Basel, Art Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland (solo)
2005 Seven Easy Pieces [Performances], Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (solo)
2005 Another Expo: Beyond the Nation-State, White Box, New York
2005 The Artist’s Body. Then and Now, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Genève, Switzerland
2005 CCA Kitakyushu Artist’s Books, Christophe Daviet-Thery, Paris
2005 Donna Donner, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy
2005 DreamingNow, The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Mass.
2005 Art in Eastern Europe, Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum, Hagen, Germany
2005 Figure It Out, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York
2005 Fragments of Time, Yellow Bird Gallery, Newburgh, New York
2005 The Gesture, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece; Quarter, Center for Contemporary Arts, Florence, Italy
2005 etting Emotional, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MASS.
2004 "Biography Remix," Fondazione Roma Europa, Rome, Italy (solo)
"Performing Body: Video Works By Marina Abramovic," Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY (solo)
"Loop Performance," PS 1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY (solo)
Netherlands Media Art Institute, Montevideo/Time Based Arts, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
"Student Body," Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (solo)

Literature
2005 Abramovic, Marina et. al. “ MoMA: How to Look at Modern Art,” The Brooklyn Rail, February 2005, pp. 20-21.
2005 Amy, Michaël. “You talkin’ to me?,” DITS: Violence, Vol. III, No. 5, Winter-Spring 2005, pp. 18-31.
2005 Bellet, Harry, “Le marché de l’art en spectacle à la Foire de Bâle,” Le Monde, June 18th, 2005, p. 29.
2005 Bergeron, Chris, “Waking Dreams,” The Daily News, Sunday, March 6th, 2005, C1, C10.
2005 Bishop, Claire. “Fairer Fare,” ArtForum Online, June 15, 2005.
2005 Boyce, David B., “Brandeis gallery hosts provocative ‘Dreaming’ exhibit,” Sunday Standard-Times, March 13th, 2005.
2005 Breerette, Geneviève, “L’insoutenable Marina Abramovic,” Le Monde 59e Edition du Festival d’Avignon, Tuesday, July 5th, 2005, p. 10.
2005 Castle, Terry. “Desperately Seeking Susan,” London Review of Books, March 17,2005.
2005 Cesare, Nikki T., “(Re)Performing the Score,” NY Arts, Vol. 10, No. 7.8, July/August 2005, pp. 22-23.
2005 Dailey, Meghan. “Feel Like Italian,” Art + Auction, Volume XXVII, No. 9, May 2005, p. 179.
2005 “Death and the maiden,” The Art Newspaper: Art Basel Edition, June 14, 2005, p. 1.
2005 De Baecque, Antoine, “Une vie de performances,” Libération Online, Wednesday, July 13, 2005.
2005 “Dreaming Now,” Sculpture, April 2005.
2005 Edgers, Geoff, “Trying out sleep sculpture gives him pause,” The Boston Globe,Friday, February 4th, 2005, C1, C16.
2005 Edgers, Geoff, “Perchance To Dream,” The Boston Globe, Friday, February4th, 2005, C1, C16.
2005 “Everybody at Art 36 Basel,” Artnet, June 20, 2005.
2005 Hopkins, Randi, “I know what girls like,” The Boston Phoenix, Wednesday, January 12th, 2005.
2005 “Le Guide Culturelle: Vidéo du Corps à l’Ouvrage,” Elle, June 27 2005, p. 24.
2005 Maddocks, Phil, “Make it a date in the Dream Bed,” Natick Bulletin & TAB, February 25th, 2005.
2005 “Marina Abramovic: Autoportrait au Squelette,” Beaux Arts Magazine, June 2005, p. 112.
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