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EIFMAN’S TCHAIKOVSKY

Choreographer Boris Eifman has created ballets based on the lives of Rodin, Anna Karenina, Don Quixote, and dancer Olga Spessivtseva (Red Giselle). A sort of Russian cousin to Matthew Bourne, the two entrepreneurs share a pop aesthetic that shades toward camp, if not kitsch—a tendency that delights their fans if not their critics. (Of the two, […]

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NICO AT THE BROAD

Christa Päffgen grew up to the sounds of Allied planes dropping bombs on her native Cologne. She was given the name NICO by photographer Herbert Tobias when she was 16 years old and modeling in Berlin.  She worked with Fellini (La Dolce vita), sang the title song for the film Strip-Tease (1963), performed at the […]

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HARRY PARTCH’S WINDSONG

The Los Angeles-based percussion ensemble PARTCH returns to REDCAT this weekend for the local premiere of Harry Partch’s score for WINDSONG, a 1958 art film. Also on tap: Partch’s “Twelve Intrusions,” “Dark Brother,” and “Sonata Dementia.” And to continue the celebration of Patch’s close friend and colleague Lou Harrison’s centennial, Partch will perform Harrison’s Suite for […]

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MODERN SCULPTURE READER

The unofficial mascot for the fifth decennial Skulptur Projekte Münster—through October 1, 2017—is a cartoon of a man holding a drink and a cigarette exclaiming, “This shit rocks!” In the year of the previous exhibition, the Henry Moore Institute and its curator Penelope Curtis initiated and published the MODERN SCULPTURE READER (2007)—which quickly sold out and […]

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POLLOCK’S ALCHEMY

ALCHEMY (1947), by Jackson Pollock, has not been seen in the United States for nearly half a century. Now on loan from the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, ALCHEMY is on view at the Guggenheim in New York through September 6, 2017. This exhibition utilizes “three-dimensional imaging, elemental mapping, x-radiography, and nondestructive analytical techniques to […]