Dance, Ballet

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MOVEMENT AT THE STILL POINT: AN ODE TO DANCE

Renowned portrait photographer Mark Mann documents an impressive host of dancers--their eloquent bodies in posed tranquility and vibrant motion--representing years of excellence and varied disciplines of the art form. A celebration of the strength and emotive ability of dancers, this book is a collection of images that captures the dynamism and energy of the mediums of both dance and ph
March 21, 2023 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 240 Pages |
$60.00
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DANCE VISION: DANCE THROUGH THE EYES OF TODAY'S ARTISTS

Written by Teal, Joshua
A breathtaking collection of contemporary photography, sculpture, illustration, and design that celebrates the world of danceThere's no question that humans have been fascinated by movement and dance for as long as we've been creating art, from prehistoric cave drawings to the paintings of Degas.
October 25, 2022 | Paperback | Cernunnos |
$35.00
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DIAGHILEV'S EMPIRE: HOW THE BALLETS RUSSES ENTHRALLED THE WORLD

Written by Christiansen, Rupert
"Rupert Christiansen has produced a spectacular read, one fully (and finally!) deserving of its subject--giddy, kaleidoscopic, rich with quirky detail and strange delight.
October 18, 2022 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 384 Pages |
$35.00
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DANCE WE MUST: THE ART AND COSTUMES OF RUTH ST. DENIS AND TED SHAWN, 1906-1940

On America's first modern dance company and its many collaborators, with reproductions of costumes, sets, ephemera and more
January 10, 2023 | Hardcover | Williams College Museum of Art | 144 Pages |
$45.00
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IDA RUBINSTEIN: REVOLUTIONARY DANCER, ACTRESS, AND IMPRESARIO

Written by Chazin-Bennahum, Judith
Ida Rubinstein (1883-1960) captivated Paris's dancers, composers, artists, and audiences from her time in the Ballets Russes in 1909 to her final performances in 1939. Trained in Russia as an actress and a dancer, her life spanned the artistic freedom of the Belle Époque through the ravages of World War I, the Depression, and finally World War II.
September 2, 2022 | Paperback | State University of New York Press | 214 Pages |
$31.95
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SMALL TOWN BIG DREAMS: THE LIFE OF NANCY ZECKENDORF

Written by Scovell, Jane
This is a story of a young girl from a small town with a big dream that took her to Juilliard, Broadway, summer stock, the stage of the Metropolitan Opera and the Santa Fe Opera, and introduced her to her husband William Zeckendorf Jr.
October 18, 2022 | Hardcover | Goff Books |
$40.00
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WHY DANCE MATTERS

Written by Aloff, Mindy
A passionate and moving tribute to the captivating power of dance, not just as an art form but as a language that transcends barriers Mindy Aloff, a journalist, an essayist, and a dance critic, analyzes dance as the ultimate expression of human energy and feeling.
January 17, 2023 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$26.00
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BLONDELL CUMMINGS - DANCE AS MOVING PICTURES

Blondell Cummings: Dance as Moving Picturesis the first monograph dedicated to the pivotal work of African American choreographer and video artist Blondell Cummings. The book accompanies an exhibition of the same name co-organized by the Getty Research Institute and Art + Practice, on view at Art + Practice in Los Angeles from September 18, 2021 through February 19, 2022.
January 1, 2022 | Hardcover | X Artists' Books | 256 Pages |
$61.00
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MARTHA GRAHAM: WHEN DANCE BECAME MODERN

Written by Baldwin, Neil
A major biography--the first in three decades--of one of the most important artistic forces of the twentieth century, the legendary American dancer and choreographer who upended dance, propelling the art form into the modern age, and whose profound and pioneering influence is still being felt today. Time magazine called her "the Dancer of the Century." Her technique, used by danc
October 25, 2022 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 576 Pages |
$40.00
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MR. B: GEORGE BALANCHINE'S 20TH CENTURY

Written by Homans, Jennifer
Based on a decade of unprecedented research, the first major biography of George Balanchine--a broad-canvas portrait set against the backdrop of the tumultuous century that shaped the man The New York Times called "the Shakespeare of dancing"--from the bestselling author of Apollo's Angels. Arguably the greatest choreographer who ever lived, George Balanchine was on
November 1, 2022 | Hardcover | Random House |
$40.00

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