Dancer, choreographer, filmmaker, and writer Yvonne Rainer was a leading figure of New York's Judson Dance theatre movement in the 1960s, then embraced avant-garde cinema in the 1970s, and directed seven feature films including Lives of Performers (1972), Film About a Woman Who (1974), Kristina Talking Pictures (1976), Journeys from Berlin/1971 (1980), The Man Who Envied Women (1985), Privilege (1990) and MURDER and murder (1996). She returned to choreography in 2000. Retrospectives of her work have been organised by the Museum Ludwig in Cologne in 2012, the Getty Center in Los Angeles and the Galerie du Jeu de Paume in Paris in 2014.
12 October, 2015
Like so many others, I was shocked to hear of your suicide. In a narcissistic fantasy I imagine I might have helped to avert it, just as I may have been instrumental many ye...