Holding Out For a Hero. But What Do They Look Like In The 21st Century?
Contemporary mega-star artist Marina Abramović gives it a stab
The Hero by Marina Abramović © CIRCA
Every evening at 8.22pm over the summer of 2022 a 3 minute film showing the artist Marina Abramović sitting on a white horse appeared on one of the big screens at Piccadilly Circus in London. The artwork is called The Hero, and I have to admit that when I first saw it I just didn’t get it. I didn’t like it. But the mo…