The money is no longer present

Remember that plan to build a Marina Abramović Institute in Hudson for "long-duration performance art"? The facility that was going to be designed by an architecture team that included Rem Koolhaas? It's off -- and Abramović isn't giving back the money she raised on Kickstarter for it (backers included Jay-Z). A rep for the artist says the money was spent on design work and a feasibility study. [Artnet x3] [NY Post]

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Anyone holding out for this project to become a reality must have been wheeled away in their sleeping cocoon because no one saw this coming!

Hudson just dodged a horrific Rem Koolhaas eyesore.

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