Bauer by Lauren Gunderson
LOVE. ART. DEFIANCE. THE VISCERAL AND VISUAL TRUE STORY OF FORGOTTEN MODERN ARTIST RUDOLF BAUER, STRUGGLING WITH HIS FADING PLACE IN THE HISTORY OF ART AS HIS PAINTINGS ARE REMOVED FROM THE WALLS OF THE GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM.
A staged reading directed by Jeffrey Albright with Cindy Bilby, Anne Cross and John DuVall.
[A] beautifully written playGunderson goes deep in her exploration of greeds effect on love and artit brings its audience to tears. New Yorker. Lauren Gunderson constructs layers of edgy, fraught dialogue to probe a real-life mystery: Why didRudolf Bauer, a pioneer of Non-Objective art, stop painting after signing a contract with Solomon Guggenheim that would promise all his future work to Guggenheims new museum?[A] love triangle provides plenty of fuel for Gunderson to explore the sometimes-fragile nature of the artistic impulse, the moral obligations of the artist, the significance of art and art-making, and the convoluted relationships that can foster or block the artists singular spirit. San Francisco Examiner. Theres brittle, witty repartee[with] terse, poetic statements of Bauers evocative aesthetics. San Francisco Chronicle.
St. Paul's United Methodist Church (View)
1201 Madison Avenue
Toledo, OH 43604
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