Marina Abramovic Is A Celebrity Sorceress

Performance artist Marina Abramovic is known for her long-duration stunts and emotional intensity, but here’s what you may not know about her: Marina is a sorceress. Who does she enchant? Everyone in Hollywood.

1. She performs rituals on James Franco, covering him in sheets of gold leaf…

From a portraiture photo-shoot by J.C. Dhien Photography.

2. She makes Jemima Kirke cry, using hypnosis…

From “The Artist Is Present” (2010) at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

3. She lounges in the clouds with a crazed Willem Dafoe…

From the autobiographical play “The Life and Death of Marina Abramovic,” directed by Robert Wilson, which debuted in June of this year.

4. She casts dark spells with Kim Cattrall…

From a photo-shoot for V Magazine.

5. She practices energy-transfer exercises with Jay-Z…

From the HBO feature “Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film,” a music video for a track on the album “Magna Carta Holy Grail.” (Film location: The Pace Gallery, New York)

6. She shows Lady Gaga the “Abramovic method” with activated crystals…

From a promotional video for the Marina Abramovic Institute Kickstarter project.

7. Not convinced? She’s a snake charmer…

8. She raises the dead…

9. She is immune to destruction by fire…

10. She might be a cannibal…

11. Oh, and she can fly.

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