Skip main navigation

Anniversaries

REMEMBER !

REMEMBER !

This week, we are celebrating Marina Abramovic’s birthday. The Serbian performer and artist was born on September 30, 1946. In her work, she seeks to encourage the audience participation. Thus, during a retrospective in 2010 at Moma in New York, she spent 736 hours sitting on a chair for silent face-to-face meetings with visitors!

On the same day in 1943, Annette Messager was born in Berk-sur-mer, in the north of France. This artist has placed her interest in folk art and crafts, madness and childhood. Known for the history of the Berck maritime hospital and the fight against tuberculosis, this environment surely inspired her.

This article is from the free online

Women in Arts: From 1900 until today

Created by
FutureLearn - Learning For Life

Our purpose is to transform access to education.

We offer a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life.

We believe learning should be an enjoyable, social experience, so our courses offer the opportunity to discuss what you’re learning with others as you go, helping you make fresh discoveries and form new ideas.
You can unlock new opportunities with unlimited access to hundreds of online short courses for a year by subscribing to our Unlimited package. Build your knowledge with top universities and organisations.

Learn more about how FutureLearn is transforming access to education