As a dancer, teacher, and choreographer of almost mythic stature, Martha Graham loomed over American dance. She created a technique that married energetic force to form; an entire new dance vocabulary resulted from her study of the dynamics of breath. Calling her dance creations "a graph of the heart
On the day in 1969 when America's first moon shot revolutionized space travel, artist Nam June Paik revolutionized Video art. It was the premiere of the "TV Bra," and visitors at the Corcoran witnessed Charlotte Mormon playing cello topless save for the three-inch television monitors mounted on her b
The short-lived partnership between the British Richard Rogers and the Italian Renzo Piano is most well-known for its 1977 design of the Centre Pompidou, the modern art museum in Paris. Before teaming up, Rogers was involved in another architectural partnership called Team 4, while Piano taught at th
One thing we can say about Giulio Paolini's work is that it makes us think. Constantly evolving, from the geometric designs in the 1960s to the later, highly theoretical conceptual works, Paolini's art has always maintained a dynamic vitality, refusing to settle down into a comfortable, proven path.