Yves Klein’s Monotone Symphony to Play in New York

August 6th, 2013

Yves Klein Sponge Relief via Sotheby'sThis September, Dominique Lévy will open her new gallery at 909 Madison Street with a performance of artist Yves Klein’s sole sound composition, Monotone-Silence.  Consisting, appropriately, of a single chord played for twenty minutes, followed by twenty minutes of silence, the piece has only been performed once before, for its 1960 premiere. “Yves Klein is such a pillar, and yet he’s not well enough known here.” Lévy said.Read more at The New York Times