Pina Bausch 1940-2009

I was first introduced to Pina Bausch’s work in graduate school, with video from her Café Muller. Bausch died suddenly this week after just being diagnosed with cancer. The dance world has lost a treasure, certainly. But so too, has the entire aesthetic realm.

The BBC story about her death:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/arts_and_culture/8128380.stm

Video of her works Café Muller (the piece that first had me entranced with her work) and Le Sacre du Printemps:

About Amy L. Darnell

Teacher, scholar, student, wonderer, wanderer, fan, foe, friend, acquaintance, all of these and more, but ultimately just an Ohio daughter.
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