Saturday, December 3, 2005
In celebration of Odilon Redon and the milieu that inspired his work, poets and actors read Decadent and Symbolist literature by Charles Baudelaire, Gustave Flaubert, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Edgar Allan Poe and others. Juilliard students perform music from the period by Ernest Chausson and Gabriel Fauré, among others. Readers include Mary Jo Bang, poet and Associate Professor of English and Director of the Writing Program at Washington University, Saint Louis; Richard Howard, poet and Professor of Writing, School of the Arts, Columbia University; and Bill T. Jones, Artistic Director, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company.
Held in conjunction with the exhibition Beyond the Visible: The Art of Odilon Redon.
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