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costumes for Polarity

Date
1990
Dimensions
see element description
Type
Costumes
Description
COSTUMES: Dark gray long sleeve leotard bodysuits with silver reflective strips. Women's leotards have black trunks sewn in the bottom. Unisex gray dress slacks. Men's slacks have a button and hooks at the waist. Women's only have a button at the waist. Light gray transparent longsleeve shirts with silver reflective strips. The transparent shirts were worn for some performances after the leotard tops debuted. FIRST PERFORMANCE: City Center Theater, New York, NY; March 20, 1990 FIRST CAST: Helen Barrow, Victoria Finlayson, Alan Good, Chris Komar, Patricia Lent, Robert Swinston, Carol Teitelbaum MUSIC: David Tudor, Virtual Focus
Materials
Long sleeve leotards with reflective strips, dress slacks, transparent long sleeve shirts with reflective strips
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
2011.101.1-.42
Inscriptions
.1 AG; .2 RS; .3 RW; .4 DK; .5 MCo; .6 CK; .7 ED; .8 LM; .9 JW; .10 VF; .11 KB; .12 PL; .13 HB; .14 CT; .15 AG; .16 DK; .17 CK; .18 RS; .19 MCo; .20 RW; .21 HB; .22 VF; .23 CT; .24 JW; .25 KB; .26 PL; .27 ED; .28 LM; .29 HB; .30 CT; .31 RS; .32 CK; .33 LM; .34 KB; .35 DK; .36 MCo; .37 JW; .38 RW; .39 EN; .40 AG; .41 ED; .42 PL