Bride, 1912, Marcel Duchamp, Oil on canvas. (Image courtesy PMA)
Dancing Around The Bride, a brand new exhibition on display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art from October 30 to January 21, delves into postwar avant-garde art and postwar America through the work and collaboration of artist greats Marcel Duchamp, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, composer John Cage and choreographer Merce Cunningham.
The exhibition focuses on these creators’ individual work, their collaborations and how Duchamp inspired Johns, Rauschenberg, Cage and Cunningham.
Duchamp’s painting Bride serves as the focal point of the exhibition and the works of Johns, Rauschenberg, Cage and Cunningham inspired by Bride are highlighted for the first time ever. Pretty cool.
The exhibition will include more than 80 objects, stage sets, musical compositions and live dance and music performances. Guests are encouraged to discover the lives of the artists through various pieces and forms of their work.
Dancing Around The Bride at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
When: October 30-January 21
Where: 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Cost: Adults: $20, Seniors (65 and over): $18, Students: $14, Youth (13-18): $14, Children (12 and under): Free
More info: www.philamuseum.org