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In the fall of 1957, a young Carolee Schneemann hosted Leo Steinberg in a borrowed studio to discuss her paintings. Schneemann’s intellect and ambition were propelling her toward prominent critics; she’d hosted a rushed Parker Tyler a few weeks before.
Continuity between steps is everything, it seems. This was Trisha Browns theorem, tested out on New Yorks urban brickscape: that the flows we establish by walking on and within things are a frequently occluded but almost ecstatic form of engagement with the world.