TWO very different artists — with equally contrasting temperaments — enjoyed one of the richest collaborations of the 20th century. They were also shaped in some ways by their time in California.
|Graham with Bertram Ross|
Dance pioneer Martha Graham and sculptor/ designer Isamu Noguchi worked together for more than two decades on about two dozen sets; three of them, including Pulitzer-winning Appalachian Spring, will be staged in Orange County this weekend. HERE is my LA Times piece on these two figures.
|A contemplative Noguchi|
And here is a video of Appalachian Spring.