the eight-day week
For all those who missed Marina Abramovic’s solo show at MoMA a couple of years back—and we certainly weren’t going to wait in line all day just to get stared at when we can have that experience for $2.25 on a crowded C train—”The Artist Is Present” has been preserved in documentary form, opening at Read More
At the Museum of Modern Art premiere of HBO Films’ Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present on Thursday, HBO’s president of documentary programming, Sheila Nevins, admitted she’d had her doubts about the film. “I sort of had heard of her, but I thought she was one of those arty-farty types,” she told Gallerist of the Read More
As Seen in SCENE
Who’s that girl? Magazine editor, fashion icon, gallerist, socialite, art patron…30-year-old Dasha Zhukova has everyone from Moscow to London to New York wanting to know more and more about the elusive beauty. Born in Moscow, the only child of a molecular biologist, Elena Zhukova, and an oil magnate, Alexander Zhukov, Dasha Zhukova moved to California with her mother after the end of her parents’ marriage. She spent 12 years in Los Angeles, then moved back to Russia after graduating from UC Santa Barbara. Clearly at home across international society, Zhukova now lives in London with her son and her billionaire boyfriend, U.K.’s Chelsea soccer club owner Roman Abramovich. The two met at a friend’s dinner party in Moscow soon after he separated from his wife (to whom he handed a cool $300 million divorce settlement) and had just sold his stake in private Russian oil company, Sibneft, to the tune of $13 billion.