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costumes for RainForest

Date
1968
Dimensions
see element description
Type
Costumes
Description
COSTUMES: Men's v-neck long sleeve shirts, men's and women's long sleeve leotards, footless tights. All in nude, peach, or olive brown, with slashes, holes, runs, and knots throughout. FIRST PERFORMANCE: Second Buffalo Festival of the Arts Today, Statue University College at Buffalo, New York; March 9, 1968 FIRST NEW YORK PERFORMANCE: Brooklyn Academy of Music; May 15, 1968 FIRST CAST: Merce Cunningham, Carolyn Brown, Barbara Lloyd, Sandra Neels, Albert Reid, Gus Solomons MUSIC: David Tudor; Rainforest
Materials
slashed and distressed v-neck long sleeve shirts, long sleeve leotards, footless tights
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
2011.147.1-.20
Inscriptions
.1 RF MC; .2 MC RF; .4 MC; .5 RF MC; .6 RF MC; .7 RF UD; .8 RF UD; .9 JS RF; .10 RF CB; .11 RF CB; .12 RF CB; .13 RF MH (BL); .14 RF BL-MH; .15 RF SN; .16 RF SN; .17 RF DD; .18 RF DD; .19 RF BM; .20 RF BM