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décor for Inlets (Mylar disk)

Date
1977
Dimensions
see elements description
Type
Décor
Description
CDF1-8 DECOR: Large mylar disk (in quarters), black painted wood planks with metal hinge plates attached to opposite ends. Metal track pieces in two lengths. Black painted wooden planks with one end cut on the bias and metal cords looped the length of the planks. Gray metal strip with 3 sets of 4 ball-bearing wheels. Individual chains with metal ring at one end and hook at the other end. Additional chains looped together by single metal chain. Metal plate with screw holes. Round wood dowel. FIRST PERFORMANCE: University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; September 10, 1977 FIRST NEW YORK PERFORMANCE: City Center Theater, New York, NY; September 26, 1978 ORIGINAL CAST: Karole Armitage, Ellen Cornfield, Merce Cunningham, Lisa Fox, Chris Komar, Robert Kovich MUSIC: Inlets; John Cage
Materials
Mylar disk. Metal track pieces. Wood planks with metal hinge plates, wood planks with metal cord threaded on one side. Metal strip with multiple sets of ball bearing wheels. Metal chains with metal ring and hook at opposite ends. Wood dowel.
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
2011.141.1-.13