Both pieces are recognisable evolutions of the artists’ previous work, but also bracingly different in effect
Marina Abramovic is not an easy woman to counter, especially on matters of art and immortality. But this didn't deter Anish Kapoor, who was in especially mischievous spirits at a panel discussion at the Royal Academy (RA) on Tuesday (6 March) to launch the pair’s new virtual reality (VR) artworks.
Virtual reality artworks from Marina Abramović and Anish Kapoor will mark the first time either artist has created a work using VR technology.
The experiences will be shown on Vive Pro and Vive Focus.
While Anish Kapoor’s virtual-reality debut takes the viewer on a gory journey through the human body.
Artists Marina Abramović and Anish Kapoor have both created artworks for virtual reality.
The senior artists overcome their technophobia in projects that confront climate change and journey through the human body. But how do they measure up against earlier adopters?
Marina Abramović and Anish Kapoor to Present Two Virtual Reality Artworks at Art Basel in Hong Kong