Yvonne Rainer: The Mind is a Muscle, Catherine Wood

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Yvonne Rainer: The Mind is a Muscle, Catherine Wood

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An extended exploration of Yvonne Rainer’s influential 1968 dance program The Mind is a Muscle, discussing its critique of relations between labor and value, its relationship to 1960s art practice in New York, leisure time in postwar America, and the mind-body duality.

Catherine Wood is Curator of contemporary art/performance at Tate Modern and is currently curating, with Jessica Morgan, the upcoming exhibition, "The World as a Stage." Recently, she programmed "Theatre Pieces," a series of live works for the Tate Triennial 2006. She has regularly published articles in Afterall, Frieze, Art Monthly, and Untitled and has contributed numerous essays to exhibition catalogs.

Paperback

128 pp.

6 x 8.5 in

16 b&w illus.

November 2007

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