In its first performances since 1965, the recent Performa revival of Rainer’s Parts of Some Sextets prompts considerations of how we can safeguard the choreographer’s visionary oeuvre while staying true to her vision.
Legendary choreographer Yvonne Rainer, immortality, experimental ethics, and New Internationalism are highlights of upcoming events.
MoMA’s latest exhibition on the Judson Dance Theater feels like a long overdue thesis on how to correctly present performance within a museum.
The dancer, choreographer, and filmmaker looks back on her career in light of her film retrospective starting at the Film Society of Lincoln Center.
On November 6, the Moving Company will stage a new performance, in which mover Ruby Onyinyechi Amanze will dance in cement shoes and yellow-feathered knee pads, while Tina Wang and Mor Mendel joust with fly swatters.
The first large-scale art and technology collaborations that occurred in the United States are not as legendary as, for example, the 9th Street Show that launched the New York School of Abstract Expressionism, but they should be.
During the summer of 1960, dance artists Simone Forti, Nancy Meehan and Yvonne Rainer rented rehearsal space at Dance Players on Sixth Avenue so they could improvise together.
Tomorrow at noon, visual and performing artist Tony Orrico will sit down at an eight-by-eight-foot sheet of paper and begin to chew.
They say you don’t realize what you were missing until you get it. Well, New York City was missing a building for showing modern and contemporary art.
What is most important to us — as writers, thinkers, makers, and believers in the arts? What happens when the world we live in no longer feels like the one we knew? In a culture of disappointment, what do we need to continue making work? To continue believing in the work that we make?
Pace Gallery has mounted a world class mini-museum show on the art of the Happening using its vast holdings as well as supplemental gleanings loaned from the Whitney, MOMA and Getty museums.
We now know the identity of the artist who initially wrote Yvonne Rainer to complain of the conditions of the Marina Abramović performance during the LA MOCA gala. In a letter titled “Open Letter to Artists” published by the Performance Club, performer Sara Wookey explains her motivate for initially auditioning for the work …