Catch a Rare View of Merce Cunningham in Minneapolis

“Merce Cunningham: Common Time,” an eight-gallery collection of stage sets, costumes, music, film and a series of live performances at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, continues through July 30. The exhibition highlights the prolific postmodern...

Win it! Trisha Brown: Choreography as Visual Art

Win It! Trisha Brown By Susan Rosenberg Wesleyan University Press; 407 pages; $31.00 Undeniably one of the most important artists of our time, Trisha Brown’s artistic principles, spirit and prolific body of work are captured within the pages of this book. Art...
3 Legends Who Danced Like No One Was Watching

3 Legends Who Danced Like No One Was Watching

Dance history is inundated with risk-takers, but these three legends took it to a whole other level, pushing the boundaries of what was possible. For today’s #ThrowbackThursday, take a moment to remember these three iconic figures. Vaslav Nijinsky: 1890–1950...
Yvonne Rainer: Ushering in postmodern dance

Yvonne Rainer: Ushering in postmodern dance

Yvonne Rainer is a New York City–based choreographer who was a leading member of Judson Dance Theater, the 1960s avant-garde dance collective that rejected modern dance. In 1965 Rainer wrote her famous “No Manifesto,” a public dismissal of the qualities...

Judson Dance Theater: The Rebels Who Redefined Modern Dance

“When they entered, they were hidden by huge winglike constructions made from parachutes. Carolyn Brown moved down the center line of the rink on pointe, while the men rolled down the edges of the rink and, having reached the opposite end, spiraled around, switched...

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