Laurie Anderson, Trisha Brown, Gordon Matta-Clark

Pioneers of the Downtown Scene, New York 1970s

3 March 2011 - 22 May 2011
Art Gallery


Tickets:
£8 online/£10 on the door
Concs £7 online/£8 on the door
Schools groups £3 (16 and under)
Under 12s free

Red Members
Unlimited free entry + guest

Orange Members
Unlimited free entry

Yellow Members
30% off + guest


See Gallery Opening Hours for times and exceptions.

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Press

New York's 1970 downtown scene recreated - watch BBC News' feature video

"A walk on the wall side... This exhibition is worth the trip for Trisha Brown alone" - The Guardian

Watch The Guardian's audio slideshow about Trisha Brown's gravity-defying and ground-breaking dance pieces taking place in the exhibition.

“With the UK going through a recession, people today are interested in the parallels between then and now,”- Curator, Lydia Yee.
Dominic Lutyens, FT.com

"The Top Art Exhibitions to see in 2011"
Culture24

"Ones to watch in 2011"
The Independent

The Critical List Guide to 2011:
"Was there ever a groovier time and place than New York in the 1970s? Or a funkier trio than Laurie Anderson, Trisha Brown and Gordon Matta-Clark? Well, no. Against a crumbling Manhattan skyline, they set up that edgiest of things, the Downtown Scene. Relive it at the Barbican"
The Independent

'Dance meets Art' recommendation
Time Out




 

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