People crying in the Presence of Marina Abramovic…

Marina Abramovic’s Birthday… Highly recommended

 

The “grandmother of performance art” would likely embrace the gesture, given the hundreds of weeping visitors she faced during her 2010 cry-fest MoMA retrospective, “The Artist is Present.” Who could forget Girls star Jemima Kirke sitting in the chair opposite of Ms. Abramovic, bawling her eyes out with the intensity of someone watching “The Notebook” for the very first time? Or the 1,500 other fans who visited the artist during her 736 hour, 30 minute endurance performance, only to sob once they encountered her for the first time?..

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Sorry! Оnly the Russian translation оf this article il available…