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décor for Minutiae
overall installed 84.5 × 81 × 30.5 inches
oil, paper, fabric, newsprint, wood, metal, and plastic with mirror and string, on wood
Not on view

Object Details

Accession Number
on label attached to reverse “Minutiae II (replica) Built for Bob Rauschenberg by ? Schawbler, Micheal Hunter, Caroline Huber, David Squires, Bill Christenberry, ? Wood, Nov. 6, 1976”
Physical Description
DECOR:FIRST PERFORMANCE: Brooklyn Academy of Music; December 8, 1954ORIGINAL CAST: Merce Cunningham, Carolyn Brown, Anita Dencks, Viola Farber, Jo Anne Melsher, Mariane Preger, Remy CharlipMUSIC: John Cage, Music for PianoDECOR: Robert RauschenbergLIGHTING: Scott Hale; Later productions lit by Nic CernovitchA 1976 recreation of the original 1954 decor Rauschenberg created for Minutiae. The recreation was created under the supervision of Rauschenberg by
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