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costumes for Points in Space

Date
1986
Dimensions
see element description
Type
Costumes
Description
COSTUMES: Long sleeve unitards, some dyed in gradated hues of red, green, orange, chartreuse, blue. Alternately, others dyed solid blue, green, aqua, coral, peach, pink with black sponged designs overlayed. Some have mock turtlenecks, some have scoop necks. Merce's costume consists of a blue wool blend long sleeve shirt and blue wool blend pants with elastic belt. FIRST PERFORMANCE: City Center Theater, New York, NY; March 10, 1987 FIRST PUBLIC FILM BROADCAST: BBC2, England; July 18, 1987 FIRST CAST FOR STAGE: Helen arrow, Victoria Finlayson, Alan Good, Catherine Kerr, Chris Komar, David Kulick, Patricia Lent, Karen Radford, Rob Remley, Kristy Santimyer, Robert Swinston, Susan Quinn Young FIRST CAST FOR FILM: Merce Cunningham, Helen Barrow, Victoria Finlayson, Alan Good, Catherine Kerr, Chris Komar, David Kulick, Patricia Lent, Karen Radford, Rob Remley, Kristy Santimyer, Kevin Schroder, Robert Swinston, Megan Walker, Susan Quinn Young MUSIC: John Cage, Voiceless Essay
Materials
Cotton long sleeve unitards, wool long sleeve shirt, wool pants with elastic belt
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
2011.94.1-.17
Inscriptions
.1 MC; .2 MC; .3 RW; .4 DK; .5 AG; .6 CT; .7 HB; .8 MW; .9 VF; .10 CK; .11 RS; .12 RS; .13 LM; .14 KB; .15 PL; .16 ED; .17 CT