George Balanchine's the Nutcracker

George Balanchine's the Nutcracker

by Joel Meyerowitz, George Balanchine
     
 

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A publishing event of the first order, this exquisite volume brings together the work of two undisputed masters: George Balanchine, the choreographer who changed the course of modern ballet, & Joel Meyerowitz, whose luminous work places him in the forefront of American photography. Balanchines definitive version of The Nutcracker, danced by the New York City

Overview

A publishing event of the first order, this exquisite volume brings together the work of two undisputed masters: George Balanchine, the choreographer who changed the course of modern ballet, & Joel Meyerowitz, whose luminous work places him in the forefront of American photography. Balanchines definitive version of The Nutcracker, danced by the New York City Ballet, was released as a feature film in 1993. Meyerowitzs photos, taken during the film production, capture all its movement, elegance, & rich character; his text, a beautiful retelling of the famous story, is as timeless & magical as the ballet itself. A volume to treasure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780316569217
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company
Publication date:
10/20/1993
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
1

Meet the Author

Joel Meyerowitz is a photographer best known for his large-format color work published in Cape Light and several other books. He began his career as a street photographer and is the co-author of Bystander: A History of Street Photography. His photographs have been shown worldwide, including exhibits at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Art Institute of Chicago. Recently he produced his first feature film, POP, a diary of a trip he made with his son and his aging father, who had Alzheimer's disease.

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