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Artist and storyteller Laurie Anderson doesn't like to be boxed in

"Boxes are… limiting," performer and musician Laurie Anderson told 60 Minutes correspondent Anderson Cooper while sitting in a room surrounded by her work. The avant-garde artist's exhibition titled "The Weather" is currently on display at the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C. In an interview broadcast Sunday on 60...
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"I tell stories": Artist and pioneer of the avant-garde Laurie Anderson on her unique work and life

Laurie Anderson is an artist whose work defies any easy description. She's a pioneer of the avant-garde, but as we learned, that doesn't begin to describe what she creates. Her work isn't sold in galleries. It's experienced by audiences who come to see her perform: singing, telling stories, and playing strange violins of her own invention. She won a Grammy for a chamber music album about Hurricane Sandy and remains one of America's most unusual and visionary artists.
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Locarno to Celebrate Laurie Anderson With Lifetime Achievement Award

Click here to read the full article. The Locarno Film Festival will celebrate U.S. musician, performance artist and filmmaker Laurie Anderson with its lifetime achievement award dedicated to creative pioneers. The prominent Swiss fest dedicated to international indie cinema will be feting Anderson with its Vision Award Ticinomoda, and screening her two feature-length films, “Heart of a Dog” (2015) which is dedicated to Lou Reed, and the restored 4K version of “Home of the Brave” (1986). Anderson will be given the award on Aug. 10 during a ceremony on Locarno’s Piazza Grande that will be followed by an onstage conversation on Aug....
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Locarno Film Festival to Honor Laurie Anderson With Vision Award

The Locarno Film Festival will honor U.S. performance artist, musician and filmmaker Laurie Anderson with its 2022 lifetime achievement award. The Vision Award, which honors “creative pioneers,” will be presented to Anderson at a ceremony on Locarno’s Piazza Grande on August 10. Anderson will take part in an onstage Q&A on August 11.More from The Hollywood ReporterCannes Names 2022 Competition Jury, Vincent Lindon Jury PresidentWill Twitter Be Better Or Worse With Elon Musk? Wall Street DebatesCannes: 'Father & Soldier' With Omar Sy to Open Un Certain Regard Sidebar In a statement, the Locarno festival praised Anderson, a leading figure in the U.S....
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How Laurie Anderson created “O Superman”

“I tell stories. And those look like paintings sometimes. They look like songs. They look like films.” Laurie Anderson takes Anderson Cooper into her studio and shows him how she created her 1981 hit song “O Superman.” https://cbsn.ws/3NNcubu.
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Artist and storyteller Laurie Anderson doesn't like to be boxed in

"Boxes are… limiting," performer and musician Laurie Anderson told 60 Minutes correspondent Anderson Cooper while sitting in a room surrounded by her work. The avant-garde artist's exhibition titled "The Weather" is currently on display at the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C. In an interview broadcast Sunday on 60...
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