The Artist Birthday Series

Laurie Anderson

Laurie Anderson and Lou Reed
Laurie Anderson and Lou Reed

In 2005, her exhibition The Waters Reglitterized opened at the Sean Kelly Gallery in New York City. According to the press release by Sean Kelly, the work is a diary of dreams and their literal recreation as works of art. The installation ran until October 22, 2005.

From "The Waters Reglitterized," by Laurie Anderson, at the Sean Gallery
From “The Waters Reglitterized,” by Laurie Anderson, at the Sean Kelly Gallery

In 2006, she contributed a song to Plague Songs, a collection of songs related to the 10 Biblical plagues, and also that year was awarded a Residency at the American Academy in Rome. She narrated Ric Burns’ Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film, which was first televised in September 2006 as part of the PBS American Masters series. She also performed in Came So Far for Beauty, the Leonard Cohen tribute event held in the Point Theatre, Dublin, Ireland, on October 4–5, 2006.

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