Photos: <em>Monster Partitur</em> Backdrop Construction

Thu, Mar 19, 2009

Making of the Sculpture of Forsythe's Monster Partitur

Click here to see photos of OSU Dance students build some of the sculptural backdrops for the upcoming Wexner Center presentation of William Forsythe's Monster Partitur. The sculptures were created from life-size models of human skeletons and line drawings traced from these gnarled forms, which also serve as cues in the performer's score (the word "partitur" in the title is a reference to the musical scores utilized by orchestra conductors). Monster Partitur will be performed during the opening days of the exhibition Willam Forsythe: Transfigurations.

2001: A Space Odyssey

Don't miss 2001: A Space Odyssey—screening in glorious 70mm as part of A Summer Abroad ‘14—on Thu–Fri, Aug 28–29.

Alberto Giacometti, Le chien (Dog), 1951 (cast 1959); Bronze; 17 ½ x 40 x 6 ¼ in.; Edition 8 of 8; Wexner Family Collection; Art © 2014 Alberto Giacometti Estate/Licensed by VAGA and ARS, New York, NY

Wexner Center members can now reserve their free tickets for Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection. Tickets go on sale to the public on Mon, Aug 25.

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