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DANCE PHOTOGRAPHY- Modernist images by Gordon Anthony

BALLET PHOTOGRAPHY AND ANTHONY GORDON In the 1930’s of the 20th century, dance photography was widespread. It investigated  beauty, the dynamics of movement, gestures, and poses. Dance photography researches and documents the full potentiality of the body.  It evokes the strain and the emotional strength indispensable to the dancer to expand the limits of his …

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BAKST & CO. THE ART OF THEATRE ART

“Theatre art is set and costume design which continues to exist after the performance is over.” Serge Lifar SET AND COSTUME DESIGNS FOR BALLET AND THEATRE – The Thyssen Bornemisza Collection The book was published in 1987 and is an extensive and descriptive catalogue that focuses on a part of the Thyssen collection that has …

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BEHIND THE SCENES: Kabuki Costumes

KABUKI COSTUME by Ruth M. Shaver In discovering the world of Kabuki I felt like an Alice in Wonderland falling into a intriguing world inhabited by fascinating actors wearing spectacular Kabuki costumes with hidden messages only true enthusiasts can decipher. It was a surprise for me to discover that a copy of the book Kabuki …

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