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Perhaps no other modern composer – Springsteen and Neil Young notwithstanding – has been linked to the events of 9/11 as inescapably as William Basinski. Basinski’s The Disintegration Loops were accidental recordings created in the early hours of that day as he transferred his collection of nearly 30-year-old tape loops to digital media. The aging black […]

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“To die will be an awfully big adventure.” Legendary weirdo, New York’s theater director Robert Wilson’s “Peter Pan” just premiered at the Berlin Ensemble. Do you want to hear what NY band CocoRosie sounds like à la Wilson? Here’s a bootleg clip of it. It’s not quite as epically soul-crushing Wilson sugests, telling ARTinfo Germany: …the original […]

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Coming this year to the New York Park Avenue Armory… Gigantic lines! Hysterical art peoples! Sexual bartering on Craigslist! New York’s most avant garde still-so-hotshot theater director extraordinaire Robert Wilson is back. The US premiere of his opera/collaborative project “The Life and Death of Marina Abramović” — the most famous living performance artist — will take place in the Armory’s drill […]

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Every night, the ads in Times Square are replaced with a corpse Robert Downey Jr and his arm carved open, or topless, tasseled Dita von Teese swaying ever-so-slowly, or Steve Buscemi sickly smiling over a giant meat slab. You saw? Try harder. Art genius Robert Winlson’s video portraits appear between 11:57PM and 12:00AM. […]

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