The 5 Top Tweets Honoring Trisha Brown

Brown in her Pamplona Stones (1974). Photo by Johan Elbers, courtesy of Dance Magazine archives

On March 18, the dance community bid farewell to Trisha Brown. After a lengthy illness, the revolutionary postmodern choreographer passed away at age 80. The outpouring of love on social media was abundant. Here are some of our favorite Trisha Brown tweets.


Mana Contemporary, a New Jersey-based arts center, posted this gif of Brown's Watermotor (1978).


Acclaimed photographer Lois Greenfield captured some of the most beloved images of Brown in the 1970s.

Brown was a member of the ground-breaking dance collective Judson Dance Theater in the 1960s.

Dance Magazine editor at large Wendy Perron danced in Brown's company. Check out her farewell to Trisha Brown.

Singer-songwriter Solange Knowles paid tribute with this gif of In Plain Sight.


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