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Moving from Site-specific to Museum-specific Dance: An Examination of Museum Workout's Dialogue with the Met

Leah Samuels

Title:
Moving from Site-specific to Museum-specific Dance: An Examination of Museum Workout's Dialogue with the Met
Author(s):
Samuels, Leah
Thesis Advisor(s):
Williams, Seth Stewart
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Type:
Theses
Degree:
B.A., Barnard College
Department(s):
Dance (Barnard College)
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Abstract:
"Moving from Site-specific to Museum-specific Dance: An Examination of Museum Workout's Dialogue with The Met" dissects Monica Bill Barnes & Co.'s 2017 site-specific dance Museum Workout, which takes place in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. A collaboration with visual artist Maira Kalman, Barnes implements dance to challenge the Met's curatorial practices and to propose an alternative method of viewing art. "Museum Workout" engages with the history of The Met to produce a provocative, engaging, and humorous critique of the art canon.
Subject(s):
Dance
Art museums
Site-specific art
Barnes, Monica Bill
Kalman, Maira
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
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Leah Samuels, , Moving from Site-specific to Museum-specific Dance: An Examination of Museum Workout's Dialogue with the Met, Columbia University Academic Commons, .

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