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Autumn blossoms: Our 10 most anticipated art shows this fall

This season, the galleries are filled with light shows, monster rock and roll, and naked ladies
By GREG COOK  |  September 14, 2011

 2.-Dance-Draw

"DANCE/DRAW" | Institute of Contemporary Art | October 7–January 16

Curator Helen Molesworth plumbs the anti-virtuoso spirit that arose in visual arts and dance in the '60s, and creates a Venn diagram mapping the overlap of dance's purposely pedestrian kinetics that echoed everyday actions or manual labor with visual art's measuring, counting, graphing, chance, and performance.

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