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Beverly Emmons

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1966

Institution Walker Art Center
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Medium: Textiles, Costumes | Knit mesh short sleeve sweater shirts, seamed footless tights, tank leotards, long sleeve leotards, PVC mini dresses
Size: see elements description
Inscriptions: .3 PL MC;.4 MC PL;.5 PL CR;.6 PL CR;.8 PL CR;.9 MC PL;.10 PL JS;.11 PL JS;.12 PL MW;.14 Place CB;.15 PL SN;.16 PL SN;.17 PL VSG;.18 PL VSG;.19 Place Meg;.20 BL
Physical Description: COSTUMES: Merce's costume consists of a blue mesh short sleeve shirt and blue footless tights. Other men's costumes include blue and purple tank leotards with matching tights. Women's costumes consist of PVC mini dresses in red, green, yellow, blue with nude long sleeve leotards and nude footless tights. FIRST PERFORMANCE: Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul de Vence, France; August 6, 1966FIRST NEW YORK PERFORMANCE: Hunter Playhouse; December 9, 1966 ORIGINAL CAST: Merce Cunningham, Carolyn Brown, Barbara Lloyd, Sandra Neels, Valda Setterfield, Albert Reid, Peter Saul, Gus Solomons Jr.DECOR: Beverly EmmonsMUSIC: Gordon Mumma; Mesa
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; 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: 2011.245.1-.29
Artist: Beverly Emmons
Role: Artist
Added to Site: September 2, 2013