The rare and fine choreographic drawing measures 8.5 x 11 inches and floats on a dark gray mat overlaid with a white mat, framed in black satin finished wood, matted and framed in museum quality materials, framed in 5/8/inch black satin wood. Frame measures 16 x 18 3/4. Condition: horizontal folds show, otherwise fine.
Cunningham's dances emphasize strength and agility, and his choreography notoriously demands of his dancers difficult, nearly impossible physical feats of athleticism. Along with Paul Taylor, Cunningham is often billed as the greatest living modern dance choreographer. Cunningham was long-term collaborator with composer John Cage.