"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
From "Art in the Twenty-First Century" Season 6 (2012)
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Marina Abramović, an artist who draws upon her upbringing in Communist Yugoslavia and offers insights into her artistic vision via her personal manifesto, appears in a new video piece created in collaboration with video artist Charles Atlas. This segment marks the first time in Art21's history that the artist profile itself is an original work of art.