Tag Archives: John Cage

A Farewell to Cunningham

One of my college professors told me that letting your eyes focus in different ways while watching dance can offer endless enlightenment. Zoom in on something, then zoom out, or let everything blur together and then come into focus.  I … Continue reading

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Cunningham & Cage Inspire Vision Collaboration Nights 2010

Arts for Art’s 7th annual Vision Collaboration Nights, which kicks off tonight, will explore dialogues in sound, space, and movement.  Drawing from the legacy of Merce Cunningham and John Cage’s explorations into sound-movement collaborations and the use of chance and … Continue reading

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Aspen Santa Fe Ballet at the Joyce

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet has two homes – one in Colorado and one in New Mexico. In their current season at The Joyce Theater, something was left behind. The program, which includes three New York City premieres and William Forsythe’s … Continue reading

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Robert Rauschenberg, Artist and Dance Collaborator, Dies at 82

John Cage, Merce Cunningham, and Robert Rauschenberg, circa 1960s (courtesy of Douglas Jeffrey) The inventive American artist Robert Rauschenberg died last night at the age of 82, according to the NY Times. In addition to being a painter, photographer, and … Continue reading

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So Percussion at the Whitney

Friday night I saw a performance by So Percussion in collaboration with Kneebody at the Whitney Museum of American Art. So Percussion is a an eclectic group of musicians who hit an incredible assemblage of objects to create a kind … Continue reading

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