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décor for Scramble

Date
1967
Dimensions
overall 198 x 278 x 40 inches
Type
Décor
Description
CDF1-38 DECOR: Rectangular aluminum frames painted in red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple. Long rectangular canvas covers with zippers and velcro in corresponding colors. Aluminum verticals to support the frame structures at gradated heights. Wooden spacers. Hardware to keep the structures standing. FIRST PERFORMANCE: Ravinia Festival, Chicago, IL; July 25, 1967 FIRST NY PERFORMANCE: Brooklyn Academy of Music; December 2, 1967 FIRST CAST: Merce Cunningham, Carolyn Brown, Barbara Lloyd, Sandra Neels, Yseult Riopelle, Valda Setterfield, Albert Reid, Gus Solomons Jr. MUSIC: Toshi Ichiyanagi; Activities for Orchestra
Materials
aluminum, colored canvas covers, wood, steel
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
2011.220.1-.68
Inscriptions
.1.3; "Red back, Red R"; .1.4; "Red"; .1.11; "Red"; .2.1; "1"; .2.2; "2"; .2.4; "Orange 2L"; .2.5; "Orange 2"; .2.10; "Orange 1L"; .2.11; "Orange 1"; .3.1; "2"; .3.2; "3"; .3.3; "4"; .3.4; "1"; .3.5; "5"; .3.8; "T"; .3.9; "Blue" (on left side); .3.10; "Blue" (on right side); .4.1; "1"; .4.2; "2"; .4.3; "3"; .4.5; "Yellow"; .5.1; "1"; .5.2; "2"; .5.3; "3"; .5.4; "4"; .5.5; "5"; .5.6; "6"; .6.1; "1"; .6.2; "2"; .6.3; "3"; .6.4; "4"; .6.6; "A1"; .6.7; "B"; .7.8; "Black SR"