Tag: Boris Aronson

image musings: seurat, klimt, klee, aronson

Chicago Art Institute + Neue Galerie + Aronson Archives + linear connections There is nothing quite like paying homage to the centerpiece of a museum’s art collection. This past week I visited a museum first time that led me to muse about the horrors of wars and the transcendence of artistic expression. And through these visits

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Sondheim, Company, Paley, and Serendipity

Company: Original Cast Album (1970) + Chance + Zelig-like friend Stephen Paley Featured image: Chance Magazine issue 2 (December 2013), pages 124-125. Introductory image for Monograph by Martha Wade Steketee on Boris Aronson. Photo of Follies set model, Aronson design, by Plamen Petkov.]   This is a post about serendipity: new friends, old passions, theatrical design,

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event musings: chance photo shoot (boris aronson designs)

Photo Shoot: From the Archives of Boris Aronson Friday September 6, 2013 New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza Theatre designer Boris Aronson has been my constant companion for the past six months. Oh, certainly, any lover of American theatre in general and Sondheim musicals in particular is well acquainted

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event musings: chance photo shoot (follies)

Photo Shoot: Shadows and Light and Set Models Wednesday June 5, 2013 New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza A theme to be explored in an upcoming issue of Chance Magazine is theatre and boxes — in set designs, in conceptual frameworks, in storage, in perception. One component of those

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