• Date: May 13 - 14, 2016
  • Sponsor: New England Foundation for the Arts' National Dance Project, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New England Endowment for the Arts, Uri Minkoff, NeueHouse, Graham Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund
  • Location: New Canaan, CT
  • Partner: The Glass House, L.A. Dance Project, Art Production Fund
  • Artists: Gerard & Kelly
Photograph by Matthew Placek
Photograph by Matthew Placek

Press Release

Gerard & Kelly, Modern Living

Modern Living, a new performance artwork by Gerard & Kelly brought into life in collaboration with L.A. Dance Project, explores themes of queer intimacy and domestic space within legacies of modernist architecture. The project brings into dialogue two homes lived in by the architects who built them - the landmark Schindler House in West Hollywood, California, and Philip Johnson's Glass House - and marks the first cross-country cooperation between these legendary sites working on a single artist's project.

Modern Living is presented by the MAK Center for Art and Architecture and the Schindler House and The Glass House, and co-produced by L.A. Dance Project in association with Art Production Fund. 

Modern Living is made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts' National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with additional support provided by Uri Minkoff, NeueHouse, Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, and Rockefeller Brothers Fund.


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Chosen Family: Gerard & Kelly at the Glass House
May 18, 2016
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Watching Relationships Build and Unravel in Philip Johnson’s Glass House
May 17, 2016
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A Performance Project That Brings Some Mystery to the Glass House
May 10, 2016
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Nicky Haslam on His First Trip to Philip Johnson’s Glass House in 50 Years
May 20, 2016
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Dance, Modernism and Transparency
May 15, 2016
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Domestic BLISS
May 2016
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Full House: Gerard & Kelly Shake Up Johnson's Glass House
May 12, 2016
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To live, to dance: Gerard & Kelly occupy two modernist marvels in Modern Living
April 29, 2016
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Gerard & Kelly
July 16, 2016
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December 6, 2016