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The 20th century artwork experienced much transformation that leadto change of art's status quo as well as making it loose almost beyond repair. Despite the many changes, the conceptual style and "plein air" have remained and gained more momentum in the modern artwork. The artwork by Marina Abramovic is one of the art pieces that have enhanced the transformation in the contemporary art. In her work, Abramovic uses her body as a medium and subject to test her mental, physical, and emotional limits during her per

formances. Sometimes, the presentations altered the artist's ego beyond the three limits in quest for heightened transcendence, self-transformation, and consciouisness, which led to risking of her life. In effect, the major recurring themes in her artwork are death and life. The two motifs are characterized by pain and endurance, energy dialogue, intense public interaction, repetitive behavior, and long duration actions. The abs

traction or visual arts involved in this art piece include the bones, knives, crystals, tables and pentagrams.The allegory of Abramovic's art piece is highly associated with her historical background that included communist rule and harsh child life from the parents who had a complicated relationship. Essentially, the discussion of Abramovic artwork enhances understanding of the aspect of public participatory, "plein" air concept, and art and improvement of concepts, and skills in t

The contemporary artwork.

The genre of public art was established in the late 20th century. Its concept and context attracted both the experimental and traditional practitioners. In the 21st century, the aspect of public arts has expanded through creative investigations. The development, of public art in the Abramovic artwork is mainly emphasized by her frequent use of graffiti and collaboration with other fields of such as architects, and…...

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