Issue 27

Marina Abramović

The cover image for this issue of Artkrush is a detail of the 2005 photograph Portrait with Scorpion (Open Eyes), by Marina Abramović. This work is on view in the booth of Geneva's Galerie Guy Bärtschi at the Armory Show in New York, March 9-13.

Abramović, an artist of boundless talent, was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, in 1946 and lives in Amsterdam. Her performances, videos, photographs, paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, and ephemera have been featured in galleries, museums, and special exhibitions around the world since the early '70s. Her work is in the collections of numerous museums, including the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, and Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, Holland. She is represented by Galerie Guy Bärtschi in Geneva, Galleria Lia Rumma in Milan and Naples, and Sean Kelly Gallery in New York.

Marina Abramović
Portrait with Scorpion (Open Eyes), 2005
Silver gelatin print
49 1/4 x 57 in./125 x 145 cm
Courtesy Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Geneva
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