Getting Inside Merce

“On the eve of the Lincoln Center Festival’s revival of his protean 1994 work, “Ocean,” no one argues when the 86-year-old Merce Cunningham is hailed as the world’s greatest living choreographer. But people still don’t entirely know what he is, though. Devoted fans and critics commonly dismiss one aspect or another of his complex art so they can fit it into their own smaller notions of dance…”