Front cover image for Trisha Brown--dance and art in dialogue, 1961-2001

Trisha Brown--dance and art in dialogue, 1961-2001

"In 1962, at the age of twenty-six, Trisha Brown became one of the original members of the experimental Judson Church Dance Theater in New York, and in 1970 she cofounded The Grand Union. The dancers of these radical groups, such as Yvonne Rainer and Steve Paxton, embraced improvisation and the use of everyday movements not usually associated with legitimate choreography. To bring her dance into the real world of objects and unpredictable events, Brown performed much of her early work outdoors. The book recalls the richness of those times, when poets, musicians, painters, and sculptors joined with dancers and choreographers in questioning the hierarchies and boundaries of their disciplines." "In this book, which accompanies a nationally touring exhibition co-organized by the Addison Gallery of American Art and the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College, historians, critics, choreographers, dancers, and visual artists explore the dialogue between dance and the visual arts in Brown's work. The contributors include Guillaume Bernardi, Trisha Brown, Simone Forti, Marianne Goldberg, Deborah Jowitt, Klaus Kertess, Laurence Louppe, Steve Paxton, Yvonne Rainer, Charles Stainback, Hendel Teicher, and Adam D. Weinberg."--Jacket
Print Book, English, ©2002
Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy ; Distributed by MIT Press, Andover, Mass., Cambridge, Mass, ©2002
339 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
9780262201391, 0262201399
Published in conjunction with an exhibition shown at the Addison Gallery of American Art and to be shown at four other locations. Exhibition began at Addison Gallery, September 27, 2002, and will end at the Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Wash., July 18, 2004