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Absolute Wilson : the biography

Author: Katharina Otto-Bernstein
Publisher: Munich ; London : Prestel, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author was granted unprecedented access to the influential artist and stage designer Robert Wilson. She traces his career from his Texas childhood to his present-day studio at the Watermill Center on Long Island.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Otto-Bernstein, Katharina.
Absolute Wilson.
Munich ; London : Prestel, ©2006
(OCoLC)707187946
Named Person: Katharina Otto-Bernstein; Robert Wilson; Robert Wilson; Robert Wilson; Robert Wilson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katharina Otto-Bernstein
ISBN: 9783791334509 3791334506
OCLC Number: 65204246
Description: 270 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 God's Country-Texas 16 --
Chapter 2 New York 37 --
Chapter 3 The Byrd Hoffman School of Byrds 50 --
Chapter 4 The Birth of the Silent Opera 64 --
Chapter 5 Deafman Glance 79 --
Chapter 6 Ka Mountain and Guardenia Terrace 94 --
Chapter 7 The Life and Times of Joseph Stalin 110 --
Chapter 8 A Letter for Queen Victoria 126 --
Chapter 9 Einstein on the Beach 144 --
Chapter 10 Chamber Pieces and Death, Destruction & Detroit 160 --
Chapter 11 A Tree is Best Measured When it is Down-the Civil warS 172 --
Chapter 12 A Man for All Seasons 196 --
Chapter 13 Work is Life 228 --
Chapter 14 A Mecca for the Arts-the Watermill Center 246.
Responsibility: Katharina Otto-Bernstein.

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Traces the avant-garde artist, sculptor and set designer, Robert Wilson to his studio, looking at his creative processes and unconventional techniques.  Read more...

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