AN ANALYSIS OF YVONNE RAINER’S TRIO A, SURVIVAL THROUGH REPETITION
       
     
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AN ANALYSIS OF YVONNE RAINER’S TRIO A, SURVIVAL THROUGH REPETITION
       
     
AN ANALYSIS OF YVONNE RAINER’S TRIO A, SURVIVAL THROUGH REPETITION

In watching re-performances of ballets and modern dance pieces, it occurred to me how simple it is for the viewer to detach themselves from the original performance, without losing sight of the original choreographer behind the concept of the incorporated movements. However, in viewing re-performance in the context of a museum, it is more difficult for the viewer to recognize that what they are seeing is not the original (perhaps because the museum is so intent on capturing the experience of the original performance). Does this stem from a fear of losing sight of the artist, which the museum has distinctly restricted to a label description?

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