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Horizontal Together: Art, Dance, and Queer Embodiment in 1960S New York

Paisid Aramphongphan

Abstract

Horizontal together tells a dancerly story of 1960s art and queer culture in New York through the overlapping circles of Andy Warhol, underground filmmaker Jack Smith, and experimental dance star Fred Herko. In a pioneering look at this intersecting cultural milieu, Horizontal together uses a unique methodology drawing on dance studies, the analysis of movement, deportment, and gestures, as well as queer theory not only to look anew at familiar artists and artworks, but also to bring to light queer artistic figures’ key cultural contributions to the 1960s New York art world. Starting with the ... More

Keywords: art and dance, queer history, embodiment, dancerly art history, the 1960s, New York art, sexuality, underground film, experimental dance, recumbent body

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781526148438
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.7765/9781526148445

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paisid Aramphongphan, author