Jay-Z, the performance artist

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By Sam Smith in Video on Friday 9 August 2013

Inspired by Marina Abramovic’s infamous 2010 retrospective at MoMa, Jay-Z performed a surprise intimate show at NYC’s Pace Gallery to a combination of fans and big names in the art world. He personally interacted with those in attendance, with one fan claiming he has ‘made himself art’. Jay Z explains the reasoning behind it: “Concerts […]

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In this installation, you can walk through the rain without getting wet

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By Rebekah Rhoden in Video on Tuesday 25 June 2013

Contemporary art studio Random International created this incredible installation room where a rain shower falls everywhere except for the spot where you’re standing. The Rain Room gives visitors a one-of-a-kind interactive experience that seems almost surreal. The installation first appeared at the Barbican Center in London.

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MoMA’s Department of Advertising and Graphic Design

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By Rani Nugraha in New Trends on Thursday 24 November 2011

When you’re an established creative space considered to be one of the most significant art institutions of the modern era, it would seem a little superfluous to commission a commercial advertising agency to execute your design and promotional work, right? That would be why the Museum of Modern Art in New York has their own […]

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Marina Abromovic Made Me Cry

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By Gerry Mak in New Events on Monday 10 May 2010

Here’s a bunch of photos from the recent retrospective of performance artist Marina Abramovic at MoMA, The Artist is Present. The pictures are portraits of people sitting across Abromovic herself, staring at her in silence. The experience left many people in tears.

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