Merce Cunningham

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United States dancer and choreographer (born in 1922)


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Caption: Malpaso Dance Company in Merce Cunningham's Fielding Sixes
Merce Cunningham: Common Time, which has striking illustrations meant to evoke performance, does not follow the development of Cunningham's career but instead organizes materials by type (e.g., essays, interviews, artist texts, and so on), though an extensive chronology is included.
It is my honor to dedicate the December/January dance pages to Merce Cunningham, and the many fine individuals who have helped him, in his lifetime and after, to make his art what it is.
That was rude: I love you as much as Merce Cunningham,
Eliot is a professor of dance at Ohio State University and former member of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Merce Cunningham, dancer and choreographer; born, April 16, 1919, died, July 26, 2009
Surely this will be the true legacy of Merce Cunningham.
Shake Kerouac's great scroll, and out falls a succession of improvisational innovators: dancers like Merce Cunningham, painters like Jackson Pollock, bebop hipsters, Zen potters, perhaps even the New Left political theorists who argued that ideas emerged from action, rather than the other way around.
But David Vaughan's Merce Cunningham: Fifty Years adds up to a singular, sensational exception, due mostly - like the deconstructive choreography of Cunningham himself to the compositional wallop of the collective sum of its parts.
Merce Cunningham changed the way we make and watch dance by introducing chance procedures to choreography and shifting the focus from center stage to wherever the audience wished to look.
MERCE CUNNINGHAM, one of the most celebrated and influential choreographers of the twentieth century, died at the age of ninety in 2009.
Merce Cunningham stood at the nexus of classicism and modernism the way Russian-born choreographer Michel Fokine stood at the nexus of classicism and romanticism.
Work Title: Dancing Lives: Five Female Dancers from the Ballet d'Action to Merce Cunningham
What would it be like to view a Merce Cunningham piece from the inside?