The Art and Music of Earle Brown
Friday, January 18, 3:30 PM
Tickets: $5-$15 | Reserve online or at 617 278 5156Get tickets
The Gardner Museum hosts a special panel exploring the work of Earle Brown, a leading American avant-garde composer. This program is part of Northeastern University’s symposium about the composer, Beyond Notation.
British art and music scholar David Ryan will analyze select musical works through theories of color field and gesture. Art historian Natilee Harren will explore Brown’s seminal experiments in new music notation during the 1950s, which paved the way for an emergent generation of Fluxus artists who performed at the boundary between art and music. Susan Sollins-Brown will discuss a film she is creating about her late husband, and present the first preview. Finally, two intermezzi featuring Brown’s “November 1952″ and “December 1952″ from Folio (1952-54) as well as 25 Pages (1953) will be performed by pianists Stephen Drury and Steffen Schleiermacher.
TICKETING | Includes museum admission
Adults / $15
Seniors / $12
Members / Free; must reserve in advance
College students / $5
Image: Earle Brown, Capitol Records Studio, New York City, 1965