In the mid-1960s, a young Richard Serra was working as a furniture mover and experimenting with time, process and material alongside friends such as composer Philip Glass, actor Spalding Gray and choreographer Trisha Brown.
Rachel Whiteread hasn’t moved on in two decades. For “Detached,” her exhibition of sculpture at the Gagosian Gallery in London, she is doing exactly the same thing as when she first came to fame with “House” in 1993. She is still making casts of the internal space of structures.
Before fleeing to Paris in 1933, Paul Dessau worked in German theater, film and music, and his lively choral piece, “Haggadah shel Pesach,” contains references to Jewish folksongs and cantorial singing.