Given Petronio's NYC connection, it's no surprise that his company will perform at the Joyce Theater this week. There's no other venue that so aptly captures the haunting enthusiasm and open intimacy that the city harbors, all of which is reflected in Petronio's repertoire.
I caught up with Brendan to talk about his project, what he learned from Danny (that every artist needs to hear) and the moment he discovered tape of Lou Reed listening to The Ramones for the first time.
On the one side, are those who think that Andy Warhol damaged art and painting, and took it into the realm of a joke. On the other side of the argument is collector Alberto Mugrabi, whose father owned 800 Warhols.