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In art as in music, John Cage reveals the world within
In art as in music, John Cage reveals the world within

John Cage was a leading avant-garde composer for 40 years, but he also made spare watercolors, drawings and prints, plus the occasional painting, especially in the final decades of his life. Infused with the same spirit that characterizes his work as a musician, Cage's pale color washes, Zen circles and delicate abstract markings are often lovely.But they're also conventional. His art doesn't often captivate. As a visual artist Cage, whose centennial is marked this week, had fairly pronounced limitations.Given the fact, how does one explain that his 1993 "Rolywholyover A Circus" ranks among the most memorable exhibitions organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art?Full story | ...

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