Marina Abramovic Blushathon (IV)

The New York Times did its “The Arts in 2010” review on Tuesday, and smackdab below the predictable “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” action photo was this:

With its costs and its casualties (including Christopher Tierney, standing above), “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” became the most scrutinized new show on Broadway this year, though it’s still in previews.

But it wasn’t the only endeavor to attract attention: visitors to the retrospective of the performance pioneer Marina Abramovic at the Museum of Modern Art entered between nude performers standing at attention.

Helpful visual:

Once again:

Yikes.

Here’s the rest of the Times, er, coverage of MOMA’s Abramovic retrospective.

And here’s the hardworking staff’s coverage of the, er, coverage.

All we can say is:

O the Times! O the customs!

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3 Responses to Marina Abramovic Blushathon (IV)

  1. arafat kazi says:

    This comment represents a failure on my part to come up with a “standing at attention” joke that wasn’t completely crass.

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