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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