New York-based art historian Susan Rosenberg will speak at PICA on Saturday, October 13th, connecting Brown’s choreography to her visual art practice.
Trisha Brown was a founding member of Judson Dance Theater, forming Trisha Brown Dance Company in 1970. Brown was the first woman choreographer to receive a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, and has recently added Rolex Arts Initiative Mentor, S.L.A.M. Action Maverick, Bessie Lifetime Achievement, and Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize to her many accolades. As well as being a prolific choreographer, Trisha Brown is an accomplished visual artists whose drawings have been seen in exhibitions, galleries, and museums throughout the world, including the Venice Bienale (Italy); The Drawing Center (Philadelphia, PA); Musee de Marseilles (France); Wexner Center for the Arts (Columbus, OH); Addison Museum (Andover, MA); Contemporary Art Museum (Houston, TX); New Museum (New York, NY); Henry Art Gallery (Seattle, WA); White Cube (England); University of South Florida (Tampa, FL); Documenta 12 (Germany); Walker Art Center (Minneapolis, MN); Le Centre George Pomipidou (France); and the Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY). Ms. Brown’s first solo exhibition of drawings was shown on May 9-June 6, 2009 at the Sikkema Jenkins & Co. gallery in New York City.
Susan Rosenberg, a writer and curator and associate professor of art history at St. John’s University, New York, is completing a book on Trisha Brown.
Held in conjunction with White Bird’s presentation of Trisha Brown Dance Company, October 11-13. For more details, visit whitebird.org.