Dancing around Duchamp  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 9TH JUNE 2013

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, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y 8DS
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Daily 11am-8pm, Wed 11am-6pm, open late every Thu until 10pm
 
PRICES
Various | Art exhibition: £10 (Standard online), £12 (Standard on the door), £7 (Concs online), £8 (Concs on the door)
 

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Dancing around DuchampThis spring, from February to June, the Barbican celebrates Marcel Duchamp with Dancing Around Duchamp, a major cross-arts season which explores the work of the famous French Surrealist artist, his precursors, collaborators and those he influenced in music, dance, theatre, film and art. At the heart of the season is an exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery, 'The Bride and the Bachelors: Duchamp with Cage, Cunningham, Rauschenberg and Johns', which features over 90 artworks, including some of Duchamp's readymades and iconic works by Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg. The gallery will also host live and recorded performances of music by John Cage and dance by Merce Cunningham. Live shows take place on Thursday evenings and at the weekends; but even at other times the show promises to be a lively experience with soundscapes, and music from a remote-controlled grand piano.

 

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Dancing around Duchamp  Fountain by Marcel Duchamp, photo by Felix Clay  

   
Dancing around Duchamp - Fountain by Marcel Duchamp, photo by Felix Clay

Dancing around Duchamp Fountain by Marcel Duchamp, photo by Felix Clay 


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Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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