Carlos Basualdo http://wrti.org en Dancing Around Marcel Duchamp's Bride At The Philadelphia Museum of Art http://wrti.org/post/dancing-around-marcel-duchamps-bride-philadelphia-museum-art <p>The Philadelphia Museum of Art boasts the world’s largest collection of works by French Artist Marcel Duchamp, known best for his avante-garde works that incorporate common materials.&nbsp; The Museum is now exploring&nbsp; his American legacy – in not only visual art,&nbsp; but dance and music.&nbsp; In addition to showcasing over 40 works by Duchamp, the interdisciplinary exhibition juxtaposes more than 60 works by fine artists Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg, music by John Cage, and performances of choreography by Merce Cunningham.&nbsp;</p><p>The work that drew these four younger artists to Philadelphia to better understand Duchamp was his, then, best-known masterpiece – <strong><em>The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, Even</em></strong> - also called, <strong><em>The Large Glass, </em></strong>finished in the 1920s.&nbsp; It is, in fact, two large frames of glass that contain pictures created with materials such as lead foil, wire, and dust.&nbsp;</p><p>Jim Cotter speaks with exhibition curator Carlos Basualdo, (the Museum’s curator of contemporary art), about Duchamp’s impact on these artists, and his relationship with Philadelphia.</p><p><em><strong>Dancing around the Bride: Cage, Cunningham, Johns, Rauschenberg, and Duchamp </strong></em>is<em> </em>at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through January 21, 2013.</p><p><a href="http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/765.html" target="_blank"><strong>Information here.&nbsp;</strong></a></p><p> Sat, 01 Dec 2012 13:12:31 +0000 Jim Cotter 4616 at http://wrti.org Dancing Around Marcel Duchamp's Bride At The Philadelphia Museum of Art Anne Ewers, Kimmel Center--Gershwin to Gillespie--Dramaturgy--Postwar German Art at PMA http://wrti.org/post/anne-ewers-kimmel-center-gershwin-gillespie-dramaturgy-postwar-german-art-pma <p>Anne Ewers: New President of Philadelphia's Kimmel Center</p> <p>Michener Art Museum in New Hope's exhibition <i>Gershwin to Gillespie: Portraits in American Music</i></p> <p>Four dramaturges from Philadelphia theaters (part of a continuing series)</p> <p>Philadelphia Museum of Art curator Carlos Basualdo on postwar German exhibition <i>Notations: Kiefer, Polke, Richter</i>.</p> Sat, 08 Sep 2007 14:20:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1864 at http://wrti.org Anne Ewers, Kimmel Center--Gershwin to Gillespie--Dramaturgy--Postwar German Art at PMA Elissa Lee Koljonen--My Name is Asher Lev--StorySlams--German Postwar Art http://wrti.org/post/elissa-lee-koljonen-my-name-asher-lev-storyslams-german-postwar-art <p>Elissa Lee Koljonen: Internationally renowned violinist .</p> <p>Playwright Aaron Posner's stage adaptation of Chaim Potok's novel<em> My Name Is Asher Lev</em>.</p> <p>Philadelphia's First Person Arts' StorySlams--modern incarnations of the ancient art form of storytelling.</p> <p>Philadelphia Museum of Art curator Carlos Basualdo on postwar German exhibition <i>Notations: Kiefer, Polke, Richter.</i></p> Sat, 21 Jul 2007 16:21:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Pfeifer 1859 at http://wrti.org Elissa Lee Koljonen--My Name is Asher Lev--StorySlams--German Postwar Art