Superstar

'The Artist is Present' by Marina Abramovic Dares You to Blink

By: Michael Hines - Published: • References: moma.org & laughingsquid
Marina Abramovic's newest piece in her continuing 'The Artist is Present' exhibition features her competing in an epic artistic staring contest. Okay, maybe it wasn't intended to be a staring contest, but it often turns into one.

The latest piece in 'The Artist is Present' features guests of the MoMA (Museum of Moder Art) sitting across a table from Abramovic. Some people sit for a few minutes, others sit for a few hours. It's fascinating to see how long someone can sit and stare at a complete stranger. Check out the video to see how this super staring contest came to life. Stats for Artistic Staring Contests Trending: Older & Warm
Traction: 9,078 clicks in 230 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: The Artist Is Present
Related: 82 examples / 63 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55
Comparison Set: 30 similar articles, including: 25 anonymous artistic features, macabre photography, and live performance art.