Category Archives: art

Maurice Sendak’s Nutcracker Illustrations

As a young child, when someone mentioned The Nutcracker I immediately thought of the ballet and Tchaikovsky’s music. My first experience with The Nutcracker was when I saw New York City Ballet’s performance at the age of three. And for … Continue reading

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Wayne McGregor | Random Dance in the Rain Room

Wayne McGregor | Random Dance recently performed in the Rain Room at the Barbican Centre in London. The performance built on a series of past collaborations between the award-winning choreographer and the acclaimed studio Random International, including Random International’s Future Self and Wayne … Continue reading

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Why Dance in the Art World?

It’s a very good question, and one that certainly deserves attention considering the art world’s recent surge of interest in dance. This topic is the subject of an upcoming event, Why Dance in the Art World?, which will explore the history … Continue reading

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On Slowness – In Art, Pizza, Weather, and Literature

I’ve been thinking a lot about slowness. The heat wave that has enveloped New York probably has something to do with it. Everything and everyone is moving a bit more slowly and heavily through the thick air. But over the … Continue reading

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Davis Freeman’s Too shy to stare

No need to check personal baggage at the door. Davis Freeman’s Too shy to stare, performed at the Old School as part of Performance Space 122’s COIL Festival, is all about the viewer.  Nine other audience members and I took … Continue reading

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