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costumes for Place

Date
1966
Dimensions
see elements description
Type
Costumes
Description
COSTUMES: Merce's costume consists of a blue mesh short sleeve shirt and blue footless tights. Other men's costumes include blue and purple tank leotards with matching tights. Women's costumes consist of PVC mini dresses in red, green, yellow, blue with nude long sleeve leotards and nude footless tights. FIRST PERFORMANCE: Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul de Vence, France; August 6, 1966 FIRST NEW YORK PERFORMANCE: Hunter Playhouse; December 9, 1966 ORIGINAL CAST: Merce Cunningham, Carolyn Brown, Barbara Lloyd, Sandra Neels, Valda Setterfield, Albert Reid, Peter Saul, Gus Solomons Jr. DECOR: Beverly Emmons MUSIC: Gordon Mumma; Mesa
Materials
Knit mesh short sleeve sweater shirts, seamed footless tights, tank leotards, long sleeve leotards, PVC mini dresses
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
2011.245.1-.29
Inscriptions
.3 PL MC; .4 MC PL; .5 PL CR; .6 PL CR; .8 PL CR; .9 MC PL; .10 PL JS; .11 PL JS; .12 PL MW; .14 Place CB; .15 PL SN; .16 PL SN; .17 PL VSG; .18 PL VSG; .19 Place Meg; .20 BL