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Feelings Are Facts by Yvonne Rainer
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Feelings Are Facts by Yvonne Rainer
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Sep 20, 2013 | ISBN 9780262525107

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In a matter-of-fact style, she explores the various relationships of her life, analyzes herself and the artistic process, and examines her experimental work in dance (e.g., The Mind Is a Muscle) as well as the milieu of the early Sixties (Robert Rauschenberg, Yoko Ono, and Andy Warhol all make appearances). This unique view of the creative environment and portrait of the artist as a young woman is recommended…—Library Journal

Particularly fascinating are her descriptions of her intentions in creating certain dances and the struggle between directing dancers and allowing improvisation to color the work. The explorations of the Judson crew, including Rainer, continue to influence contemporary dance, and Rainer’s chronicle of her journey as an artist is a winning addition to the literature about this groundbreaking era.

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