WTTW: Cellist Charlotte Moorman’s Legacy Showcased in Exhibit

Watch WTTW’s Chicago Tonight coverage of the exhibition Feast of Astonishments, broadcast January 26, 2016

“Being labeled “the topless cellist” was a mixed blessing for one American artist of the avant-garde. Charlotte Moorman’s occasional nudity in her performances attracted the curiosity of “The Tonight Show” and TV audiences. It also may have distracted from the pioneering work she brought to experimental art of the 1960s and ‘70s.” Read more

A new exhibition at Northwestern University’s Block Museum of Art looks at the bold life and legacy of this musician, performer and muse.


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