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Title
Tantric Geography décor for Travelogue
Date
1977
Dimensions
see element description × × inches
Materials
wheeled wooden bases, red stool, slatted wooden chairs, metal bicycle rims, beach umbrella, duck decoys, golf club, children’s popcorn toy, scrims, triangular fabric sails, strand of cans with fabric ties
Location
Not on view

Object Details

Accession Number
2011.208.1-.23
Physical Description
CDF1-30DECOR: 8 wheeled wooden bases with wooden connectors, 5 metal bicycle wheel rims, multicolored square fabric sail with rope attachments at both ends, triangular multicolored fabric sail, square fabric sail, 2 pieces of white diaphanous material with elastic loops attached on one side, rope strand of cans and fabric ties, red/blue/yellow/white striped oversized beach umbrella with metal shaft, 2 gold plastic duck decoys, golf driver with painted purple head, children’s plastic and wood popcorn toy FIRST PERFORMANCE: Minskoff Theatre, New York City, January 18, 1977FIRST CAST: Karole Armitage, Ellen Cornfield, Merce Cunningham, Morgan Ensminger, Meg Harper, Chris Komar, Robert Kovich, Julie Roess-SmithMUSIC: John Cage, Telephones and Birds
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