Despite its size, the auditorium has retained a certain intimacy, enabling a direct and co-creative share in the production of music'.(6) Here is a long forgotten dimension of the relation of spectacle to spectators, one which captures some of the directness
and complexity of the Greek experience.
Garfunkel's book on Graham has the forthright directness
one associates with the thoroughly modern artist.
The absolute directness
of feeling comes about through Rousseau's refusal--some would say inability--to meddle with his initial enchantment of the view before him.
And Robert Conn excelled in the part with sensitive directness
and an engaging touch of youthful swagger, altogether an excellent partner to Kain.
I liked this Iranian film's directness
, which is especially pleasurable given the intense indirection of most contemporary art.
When he did this in Glass Pieces, the walking had the directness
of blank verse, while in 2 & 3 Part Inventions it has the stately flow of rhymed verse.
The ubiquitous monitors with their degraded pictures extended Godard's mandate in provocative directions, underscoring the directness
with which such films as Numero Deux (1975) deploy sound and image to (sometimes strident) political ends, while adding a poignant smallness to diaristic endeavors like JLG/JLG.
Lucinda Childs's 1994 Trilogies (a New York premiere) looks odd, done with balletic port de bras instead of the emotionally neutral directness
her own dancers would give it.
It's through precisely the hodgepodge of heterogeneous elements that Pernice achieves what he's after - a directness
that overwhelms the observer in spite of, or maybe because of, the decidedly low-fi appearance.
It was obvious that the scale, energy, spontaneity, and directness
were the main characteristics of this so-called noninstitute.
I think this directness
is what's most important in Belgian art, including Magritte, who was no painter but a great artist nonetheless.
For all the performative aspects of Nan Goldin's Ballad of Sexual Dependency, there is no denying the directness
of her appeal to the emotions.