23/11/2010

Marina Abramovic @ Luciana Brito Galeria




MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ

BACK TO SIMPLICITY



18.11.2010 - 29.01.2011








Portrait with the Flower, Closed eyes, 2009





Luciana Brito Galeriaopens the exhibition Back to Simplicity by Marina Abramovic on the 18th November. Born in Belgrade, former Yugoslavia, in 1946, Abramovic has contributed in a fundamental manner for the consolidation of performance as a form or artistic expression, in the course of the three decades of her career. Since the 1970’s, Marina Abramovic’s work has explored and tested, by means of countless performances, the human limits, both physical and mental. In Brazil, the artist has participated in the São Paulo Biennales of 1981, 1985 and 2008; the Mercosul Binennale, in 2005; the exhibition Balkan Erotic Epic, carried out at SESC-SP in 2006, curated by Adelina von Fürstenberg; and the solo show Transitory Object for Human Use, carried out at the Galeria Brito Cimino (presently Luciana Brito Galeria), in 2008... (continue reading)