Marina Abramović: Jay Z 'Completely Used Me' in 'Picasso Baby' Video

In the summer of 2013, Jay Z, adapting the work of artist Marina Abramović, performed his track “Picasso Baby” for six hours to a small crowd at a gallery in Chelsea.While Abramović originally consented to the idea and even appears in the video, she now says that Jay Z did not fulfill his end of the bargain, leaving… » 5/20/15 10:30am 5/20/15 10:30am

Marina Abramovic Saved Lady Gaga from a Lifetime of Weed Addiction

Lady Gaga recently revealed that after her debilitating hip surgery, she smoked a ton of weed to numb the pain. She says she was smoking "15 joints a day," until friend Marina Abramovic told her she had a problem and helped her severely cut back, via a weeks-long art fast at Abramovic's house. (Which, admittedly,… » 11/08/13 7:59pm 11/08/13 7:59pm

Jason Segel and Michelle Williams Call It Quits, Were Probably Totally Adorable About It

Uuuuuuuuuuugh, whyyyyyyyyyyy? Why can't anything just be FOREVER like in the MOVIES? Why can't movie stars just stay in unhappy relationships in order to bolster my own personal insecurities about the validity of true love!!?!? Come on, guys, it's the least you could do. Anyway, #1 Most Delightful Post-Poehler/Arnett… » 2/26/13 8:00pm 2/26/13 8:00pm

Wherein Celebrities Try To Dress 'Artsy'

Last night, Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art held a gala for An Artist's Life: Manifesto, directed by Marina Abramovic — any Hollywood celebs wouldn't be Hollywood celebs if they didn't show up in their best attempts at looking "artsy." If having a stylist and a hair and makeup team for the purpose of creating… » 11/14/11 11:15am 11/14/11 11:15am

Marina Abramović Is On Another Fashion Cover

Pop magazine tapped Serbian-born performance artist Marina Abramović as a cover star for its latest issue. Abramović made and dressed up a doll to look like herself during "The Artist Is Present," her landmark 2010 Museum of Modern Art show. The artist posed with the doll herself for one cover, and had Danish model… » 8/29/11 7:45pm 8/29/11 7:45pm

Here Is A Video Of Marina Abramović Posing For i-D

Marina Abramović was shot by photographer Beau Greely for i-D magazine, and Greely filmed this behind-the-scenes video. Ever since "The Artist Is Present" was mounted at MoMA last spring, the Marina Story has been a feature of certain casual conversations in New York City. People love to tell their Marina Stories,… » 6/02/11 7:05pm 6/02/11 7:05pm