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Title
otheranimal décor for Merce Cunningham Dance Company’s Views on Stage
Artist
Ernesto Neto
Date
2004
Dimensions
overall installed 212.5 × 244 × 244 inches
Materials
nylon, polypropylene pellets, rice, glass beads, plastic pellets
Location
Not on view

Object Details

Accession Number
2012.28.1-.2
Edition
N.A
Physical Description
DECOR: A gallery-sized version of the ceiling-mounted decor, 1/3 smaller than the original stage iteration of the work, 2011.183. Network of weighted light pink nylon sacks suspended from the ceiling. Additional soft object in same nylon material rests on the floor. Entire piece was “colored” by the changing light hues of the stage lights.FIRST PERFORMANCE: Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland; November 29, 2004 FIRST CAST: Cedric Andrieux, Jonah Bokaer, Lisa Boudreau, Holley Farmer, Jennifer Goggans, Rashaun Mitchell, Koji Mizuta, Marcie Munnerlyn, Daniel Roberts, Daniel Squire, Jeannie Steele, Robert Swinston, Andrea Weber MUSIC: John Cage, ASLSP and Music for–
Credit Line
Gift of the artist and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, 2012