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Talk Marina Abramović Hon RA The Rothschild Foundation Lecture

 Marina Abramović Hon RA The Rothschild Foundation Lecture

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Genre: Event with live subtitles

Synopsis

Hear artist Marina Abramović talk about her work in the context of the past, present and future of performance art.

 

Since the beginning of her career in Belgrade during the early 1970s, Marina Abramović has pioneered performance art, creating some of the form’s most important early works. Exploring her physical and mental limits, she has withstood pain, exhaustion and danger in her quest for emotional and spiritual transformation. 

 

In this talk, Abramović will explore her 50-year art career focusing on the body as material, her relationship to the public, as well as her vision for the future of long durational and immaterial art. This event will also be an exciting opportunity to learn more about the new work she will present in 2020 in her solo exhibition at the RA*.

 

The talk will be followed by a Q&A with the RA’s Artistic Director Tim Marlow.

 

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Event details

Mon 18 Nov 2019, 6:30pm

This event is sold out.

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Venue details

Royal Academy of Arts
Benjamin West Lecture Theatre
Burlington House, Piccadilly
London
W1J 0BD

Phone: 020 7300 8090

Website: Royal Academy of Arts

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