After being stuck in traffic, Abramović arrived “seven minutes late”, which was embarrassing as she is “always on time”. The performance art supremo was then told to go to the staff entrance.
“I found myself in front of a wall of industrial lockers and my first reaction was to put inside the heavy bag I was carrying. I felt someone touch my shoulder. ‘This is the work of Anne Imhof,’ they whispered. ‘Here is where the exhibition starts.’ This was my second embarrassment of the day.” Whoops!