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2011.138.1-.37 Merce Cunningham Dance Company in BIPED, 1999. ©Johan Elbers.
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2011.138.1-.37 Merce Cunningham Dance Company in BIPED, 1999. ©Johan Elbers. Image Rights
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Title
costumes for BIPED
Artist
Suzanne Gallo
Date
1999
Dimensions
see element description
Materials
Spandex unitards with a variety of leg lengths, sheer kimono-style tops, sheer pants
Location
Not on view

Object Details

Type
Costume
Accession Number
2011.138.1-.37
Inscriptions
.1 CA; .2 Ash; .3 RS; .4 DSq; .5 KM; .6 JB; .7 JS; .8 MK; .9 JF; .10 JG; .11 HF; .12 PC; .13 LB; .14 CT; .15 DS; .18 JG; .19 MT; .20 KN; .21 JS (MF); .22 ED; .23 AW; .24 JC; .25 MM; .26 KM; .27 BC; .28 DM; .29 DSq; .30 RM; .31 JB; .32 RM; .33 KM; .34 DSq; .35 BC; .36 DM; .37 JB;
Physical Description
COSTUMES: Black spandex unitards with iridescent sparkled dot texture. Unitards in a variety of leg lengths and strap thickeness and shape configurations. Shiny gray sheer kimono tops and gray sheer loose-fitting drawnstring pants. FIRST PERFORMANCE: Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley, CA; April 23, 1999 FIRST NY PERFORMANCE: New York State Theater; July 21, 2000 ORIGINAL CAST: Lisa Boudreau, Thomas Caley, Holley Farmer, Maydelle Fason, Jean Freebury, David Kulick, Matthew Mohr, Banu Ogan, Glen Rumsey, Daniel Squire, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrien MUSIC: Gavin Bryars; BIPED DECOR: Shelley Eshkar and Paul Kaiser; Biped LIGHTING: Aaron Copp
Credit Line
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