By: Sachs, Sid
About the dancer and the filmmaker. A nice accompaniment to the Yvonne Rainer
Collection series (DVD 4691- DVD 4697 Fine Arts Library)
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By: Kara Vander Weg
John Currin is one of the most skilled -- and witty -- painters working today.
He uses paint like an old master, yet always keeps the current context evident. He
is straightforward without being too academic, and never loses his sense of humor.
This monograph is substantial (382 pages), retrospective, and recent – exactly the
kind of book we wish to have in our library about every contemporary artist.
By: James M. Harding & Cindy Rosenthal
This book explores eight theaters (The Living Theatre, The Open Theatre, At the
Foot of the Mountain, The San Francisco Mime Troupe, El Teatro Campesino, The Free
Southern Theater, The Performance Group, and Bread and Puppet Theater) that were
significant in that period. The first section on each theater is a historical
overview talking about the people who started the theater, what they were trying to
do, and a description of how it evolved over time, and in most cases how the theater
eventually went away. The second section discusses the contributions made by that
theater to the overall subject of political theater. Finally an essay goes over the
legacy of those contributions over the time since the sixties (and seventies). UT’s
own Dr. Charlotte Canning writes this essay about At the Foot of the
By: Taylor, Timothy Dean
This book considers how western cultures’ understandings of racial, ethnic, and
cultural differences have been incorporated into music from early operas to
contemporary television advertisements, arguing that the commonly used term
“exoticism” glosses over such differences in many studies of western music.
A great place to find new music, especially if Spin, NME, and Rolling Stone
aren't producing any worthwhile results for you. This British publication is always
full of clearly written and interesting reviews of new (and old) music in most