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Clemente x Robert Lepage

Clemente x 8

Sunday, October 5, 2014
4:00 PM–5:30 PM

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On September 5, 2014 The Rubin opens the first museum exhibition devoted to the extensive Indian influences in Francesco Clemente’s work Francesco Clemente: Inspired by India. To further explore the chief motivations in his life and work, the artist will take to the Rubin stage eight times with eight personalities from very different walks of life. Both artist and guest will bring to the conversation a ‘found object’ that will act as catalyst to a freewheeling conversation. It could roll in any direction…
Ticket includes a post-program tour of the exhibition Francesco Clemente: Inspired by India.
About the Speaker
Versatile in every form of theatre craft, Robert Lepage is equally talented as a director, playwright, actor and film director. His creative and original approach to theatre has won him international acclaim and shaken the dogma of classical stage direction to its foundations, especially through his use of new technologies. Among his most noticed work for the stagehave been The Far Side of the Moon (2000), The Andersen Project (2005), Lipsynch (2007), and the new staging of Needles and Opium (2013); at the opera, The Nightingale and Other Short Fables (2009) seen at BAM in 2011, and Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen (2010-11 and 2011-12) mounted at the Metropolitan Opera; and recently for the big screen, Triptych (2013).