For three months in 2010, Serbian-born performance artist Marina Abramovic sat in a chair in a gallery at New York's Museum of Modern Art and directed her full, silent attention toward individual visitors seated across from her, seven hours a day, six days a week, without eating or drinking. Stillness as an endurance event exacts a surprising physical toll, but as a younger woman, Abramovic had performed similar pieces for longer periods, once while fasting. The crowds at MOMA were huge. James Franco attended. The chair had a... More >>>