Merce Cunningham Dies At 90

mercecunningham_changeling_fullIf this were a just world, the media would stop obsessing about Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and concentrate focus where it should be: the death yesterday of Merce Cunningham. Merce was not just the world’s leading modern-dance figure; he was one of the world’s most distinguished and continually innovative figures in the arts. The NY Times dance critic Alastair Macaulay is a Merce expert, and has posted an obituary and appreciation here.

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