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Collaborations by Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns with Merce Cunningham and his dance company

Potter, Michelle


Between 1954 and 1978, Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns undertook a number of theatrical commissions for the choreographer Merce Cunningham. These commissions are documented in detail in Appendix I and Appendix II of this thesis. Rauschenberg and Johns made works for the Cunningham repertory that, despite the lack of in-depth critical attention that has so far been paid to them by art historians, were not marginal to their non-theatrical output. Their theatrical work displayed...[Show more]

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Date published: 1993-12
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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