Posted by: trailerpilot | 10:06::2009

Review: Merce Cunningham Dance Company


Art’s treasure is its immortality, a constancy with which it communicates with generations past, present and future. Assuming responsible custody of the work, one doesn’t just look at a painting or sculpture, but through its creator’s eyes. That thought was on my mind as I watched one of four sold-out shows by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company at Columbia College’s Dance Center – having passed away at 90 in late July, my focus was as much on the choreographer as on Chicago Event 1, which I saw Saturday afternoon before a large painting and silkscreen by Robert Rauschenberg. Click here to read the entire article at


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