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Bill Morrison

Bill Morrison has eight titles in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art, including Outerborough (2005), Light Is Calling (2004), and Decasia (2002). A member of New York’s Ridge Theater since 1990, Morrison’s projected set work with the company has been recognized with two Dance Theater Workshop Bessie awards for excellence in theatrical design, a Village Voice Obie Award for collaborative design, and an award from the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Art. His films have been screened in conjunction with live musical performances by American Composers Orchestra, the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Bill Frisell Trio, and Wilco.



Summer 2006 | Essays

Introduction by Lawrence Weschler   Bill Morrison hadn’t really painted in over fifteen years, not since his final days as a student at Cooper Union in 1989. (“After Communism fell,” he muses nowadays, regarding his mindset back then, “ [...]