Four years ago, artist Marina Abramovic sat in the Museum of Modern Art for 716 hours and 30 minutes for a work called “The Artist Is Present.” Abramovic offers her Brief but Spectacular take on the value of good performance…
By PBS NewsHour
Jeffrey Brown talks to performance artist Marina Abramovic.
In today's arts and culture headlines, Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa wins the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature.
By Tom LeGro
French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson traveled the world for decades capturing people, places and history as a journalist, and in the process, helped define photography as an art form. His legacy is now on display in an exhibit called 'Henri Cartier-Bresson:…
By Molly Finnegan
"Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century" at the Museum of Modern Art in New York is the first major U.S. retrospective in more than 30 years of one of photography's most original and influential masters.
A roundup of arts headlines.
Inside China, the country at the heart of our new, global economy, one director is projecting a very different view of what modernization looks like in real human terms.
Late last month, a major retrospective of works by filmmaker and artist Tim Burton opened at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Art Beat talked to Ron Magliozzi, MoMA's Assistant Curator of Film, about seeing the world through…
Artist Brice Marden's abstract works have evolved over the past 50 years, from minimalist monochrome single-panel paintings in the 1960s to elaborate calligraphy in the 1980s. Jeffrey Brown reports on Marden's life, work and latest exhibition.
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