Robert Wilson by Robert Wilson
The Theater of Images

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At first encounter with any of Robert Wilson's main stage works can be literally overwhelming. The sheer beauty of his theatrical visions, the dreamy rightness of the action, the hypnotic blend of non-linear disjunction and deeper coherence... all of these seize one's attention and, if one is particularly susceptible to Wilson's power, compel one into thinking that nothing like this can ever have happened on a stage before.

To characterize Robert Wilson's work as a summation of his activities as a teacher, writer, sculptor, painter, designer, architect and theater director would be to emphasize the diversity of his talents and overlook the coherence which underlies his work. This exhibition of Wilson's work was designed to expand our perception as we continue to view and review the impact of many arts upon the visual world.
 

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Published September 1, 1984 by Harper & Row Publishers. 158 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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The Washington Post

With people like Yacoub in his life, it's no wonder Falcón goes about in a constant state of heightened wonderment and suspense, just like readers of Wilson's fast-moving labyrinthine thriller.

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A photograph of Brady at Bull Run (the first time anyone took pictures under fire), dressed in a white linen duster, straw hat, white shirt and tie, with a watch fob attached to his belt, Wilson indicates, suggests that he thought the Rebels would be routed and the Union Army settled in at Richmo...

Aug 09 2013 | Read Full Review of Robert Wilson: The Theater of...