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Merce Cunningham: After The Arbitrary
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|This title releases December 6, 2019

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One of the most influential choreographers of the twentieth century, Merce Cunningham is known for introducing chance to dance. Far too often, however, accounts of Cunningham’s work have neglected its full scope, focusing on his collaborations with the…
Merce Cunningham: Changes: Notes On Choreography
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|June 18, 2019

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On the occasion of Merce Cunningham’s centennial comes this handsome new edition of his classic and long-out-of-print artist’s book Changes: Notes on Choreography , first published in 1968 by Dick Higgins’ Something Else Press. The book…
Jerome Robbins: A Life In Dance
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|October 9, 2018

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A lively and inspired biography celebrating the centennial of this master choreographer, dancer, and stage director Jerome Robbins (1918–1998) was born Jerome Wilson Rabinowitz and grew up in Weehawken, New Jersey, where his Russian-Jewish immigrant parents…
A Different Way to Move: Minimalismes, New York, 1960-1980

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In the 1960s, a group of artists in New York began developing new forms of art that extended beyond the object. The processual, time-based practices of artists such as Robert Morris, Trisha Brown, Simone Forti, Richard Serra, Sol LeWitt, Lucinda Childs and Yvonne…
Merce Cunningham: Common Time
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|April 25, 2017

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How Cunningham transformed postwar culture through collaboration Renowned as both choreographer and dancer, Merce Cunningham (1919–2009) also revolutionized dance through his partnerships with the many artists who created costumes, lighting, films and…
Dancing with Cats: From the Creators of the International Best Seller Why Cats Paint

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The cult classic is back! This petite 15th anniversary hardcover reissue keeps all the original mystery and magic of cat dancing delightfully intact. Perpetually ahead of its time, Dancing with Cats presents scores of delightful and inspiring photographs of…
Tango: The Art History of Love

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In this generously illustrated book, world-renowned Yale art historian Robert Farris Thompson gives us the definitive account of tango, " the fabulous dance of the past hundred years–and the most beautiful, in the opinion of Martha Graham.” Thompson traces…
Reinventing Dance In The 1960s: Everything Was Possible

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The 1960s was a pivotal decade in dance, an era of intense experimentation and rich invention. In this volume an impressive range of dance critics and scholars examine the pioneering choreographers and companies of the era, such as Anna Halprin’s West Coast…
The Vision of Modern Dance: In the Words of Its Creators

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This is the moving story of the development of modern dance as told by the visionary artists who created it. The powerful words of Isadora Duncan, Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Ruth St. Denis, and twenty nine other modern dance artists come to life in these…
The Ecstasy Of Being: Mythology And Dance
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|October 9, 2018

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Joseph Campbell’s collected writings on dance and art, edited and introduced by Nancy Allison, CMA, the founder of Jean Erdman Dance, and including Campbell’s unpublished manuscript “Mythology and Form in the Performing and Visual Arts,”…
Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done
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|September 25, 2018

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Using "ordinary" movements, the Judson Dance Theater stripped dance of its theatrical conventions Taking its name from the Judson Memorial Church, a socially engaged Protestant congregation in New York's Greenwich Village, Judson Dance Theater was organized as a…
Sarah Michelson: Modern Dance
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|July 25, 2017

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Born in Manchester, England, in 1964, Sarah Michelson has lived and worked in New York since 1991, where she has become a fixture of the downtown dance community. Her works are known for their athleticism, rigor, beauty and attention to architectural space. Her…
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