“Performance artist Marina Abramovic's unique four-decade career receives its mainstream platform in The Artist is Present, an intelligent overview that makes a radical artist's work comprehensible to audiences with no previous awareness of her or her chosen path.” Robert Koehler, Variety. Matthew Akkers’ documentary follows the Serbian performance artist as she prepares for a retrospective of her work at The Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Tickets are $8.50, $6.50 for Modern members. The Sunday noon show is half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to the show.