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decor for Enter (drop)

Date
1992
Dimensions
336 x 896 inches
Type
Décor
Description
DECOR: Backdrop and costume photography from a video still by Elliot Caplan. Pattern of rectangular blocks of tints and shades of brown show photographic pixellation. Dance also had a rideau de scene (additional stage curtain) design from John Cage's, Where R=Ryoanji R/2 (March 1990). FIRST PERFORMANCE: Opera de Paris Garnier, Paris, France; November 17, 1992 FIRST NEW YORK PERFORMANCE: City Center Theater; March 9, 1993 ORIGINAL CAST: Helen Barrow, Kimberly Bartosik, Michael Cole, Merce Cunningham, Emma Diamond, Jean Freebury, Frederic Gafner (Foofwa d'Imobilite), Alan Good, Chris Komar, David Kulick, Patricia Lent, Larissa McGoldrick, Randall Sanderson, Robert Swinston, Carol Teitelbaum, Jenifer Weaver COSTUMES: Marsha Skinner MUSIC: David Tudor; Neural Network Plus
Materials
Distemper painted cotton scrim
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
2011.272