TITLE

As far as we can see

AUTHOR(S)
Paxton, Steve
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Contact Quarterly;Annual2010, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the works of late dancer and choreographer Merce Cunningham in the U.S. It states that Cunningham is famous for his performances and is infamous for his aesthetic. Moreover, traditional characteristics are present in Cunningham's technique. It emphasizes that his technique and choreographic methods are the product of rehearsals.
ACCESSION #
47905056

 

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