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costumes for Enter

Date
1992
Dimensions
see element description
Type
Costumes
Description
COSTUMES: Men's dusty pink long sleeve polo shirt, men's tan trousers, men's black cotton jumpsuit (all Merce's costumes). Men's red long sleeve polo shirt and red pants. Men's brown leggings. Unitards in dusty pink cotton with a variety of sleeve lengths. Women's silk vest overblouses with brown/cream pixelated cross stitch patterns. Some vests have center slit opening, some have left side slit opening. FIRST PERFORMANCE: Opera de Paris Garnier, Paris, France; November 17, 1992 FIRST NEW YORK PERFORMANCE: City Center Theater; March 9, 1993 ORIGINAL CAST: Helen Barrow, Kimberly Bartosik, Michael Cole, Merce Cunningham, Emma Diamond, Jean Freebury, Frederic Gafner (Foofwa d'Imobilite), Alan Good, Chris Komar, David Kulick, Patricia Lent, Larissa McGoldrick, Randall Sanderson, Robert Swinston, Carol Teitelbaum, Jenifer Weaver DECOR: Marsha Skinner; backdrop and costume photography from a video still by Elliot Caplan; rideau de scene (additional stage curtain) design from John Cage's Where R=Ryoanji R/2-March 1990 MUSIC: David Tudor; Neural Network Plus
Materials
Long sleeve polo shirts, jump suit, trousers, unitards with a variety of sleeve lengths, leggings, silk vest over blouses
Credit Line
Walker Art Center, Merce Cunningham Dance Company Collection, Gift of Jay F. Ecklund, the Barnett and Annalee Newman Foundation, Agnes Gund, Russell Cowles and Josine Peters, the Hayes Fund of HRK Foundation, Dorothy Lichtenstein, MAHADH Fund of HRK Foundation, Goodale Family Foundation, Marion Stroud Swingle, David Teiger, Kathleen Fluegel, Barbara G. Pine, and the T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 2011
Accession Number
2011.234.1-.29
Inscriptions
.1 MC; .2 MC; .4 JP; .5 JP; .6 MCo; .7 GR; .8 TC; .9 JP; .10 MM; .11 RS; .12 FG; .13 FG; .14 LB; .15 KB; .16 JS; .17 BO; .18 JW; .19 JF; .20 CT; .21 CL; .22 CT; .23 JW; .24 KB; .25 CL; .26 JF; .27 BO; .28 LB; .29 JS