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costumes for Exchange

Date
1978
Dimensions
see element description
Type
Costumes
Description
COSTUMES: Unitards dyed in earth tone gradations of grays, browns, purples, greens, blues. Sleeves vary from long to three-quarter to cap style. All unitards 77% Antron, 23% Spandex. Merce's costume includes one blue/gray long sleeve leotard with collar and cotton blend heather sweatpants flecked with blue. Merce also has an additional dark gray sweat suit accented with sheer black pockets and matte black tape, but this was never actually worn in performance. FIRST PERFORMANCE: City Center Theater, New York, NY; September 27, 1978 ORIGINAL CAST: Karole Armitage, Louise Burns, Ellen Cornfield, Merce Cunningham, Meg Eginton, Susan Emery, Lisa Fox, Lise Friedman, Alan Good, Catherine Kerr, Chris Komar, Robert Kovich, Joseph Lennon, Rob Remley, Jim Self MUSIC: David Tudor, Weatherings (Nethograph #1)
Materials
Unitards with a variety of arm lengths, sweat pants, sweat suit
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
2011.151.1-.38
Inscriptions
.1 MC; .2 MC; .3 CK; .4 CK; .5 RS; .6 RS; .7 RSa; .8 RSa; .9 AG; .10 AG; .11 FG (RS); .12 MCo; .13 DK (JL); .14 RS; .17 HB (JUL); .18 JUL (Meg); .19 VF; .20 VF; .21 CT; .22 CT; .23 ED; .24 ED; .25 KB (LB); .26 KB; .27 EN; .28 PL; .29 CAK; .30 LM; .31 JW; .33 CT; .34 LB; .35 EC ex; .36 SE