Arthur Elgort: Ballet
Following his career-spanning monograph The Big Picture, Arthur Elgort pays homage to his first love and eternal muse in this new collection of photographs. Through Elgort’s lens we encounter ballet not onstage but behind the >>more

Steidl/Edition 7L
ISBN 9783958291911
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Hbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 168 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 Awaiting stock

Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done
By Ana Janevski, Thomas J. Lax. Text by Giampaolo Bianconi, Harry CH Choi, Vivian A. Crockett, Danielle Goldman, Elizabeth Gollnick, Adrian Heathfield, Ana Janevski, Martha Joseph, Thomas J. Lax, Victor “Viv” Liu, Jenny Harris, Sharon Hayes, Malik Gaines, Benjamin Piekut, Kristin Poor, Julia Robinson, Gloria Sutton.

Using "ordinary" movements, the Judson Dance Theater stripped dance of its theatrical conventions

Taking its name from the Judson Memorial Church, a socially engaged Protestant congregation in New York's Greenwich Village, Judson Dance Theater was organized >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633450639
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Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 200 pgs / 128 color / 92 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock



Balanchine Then and Now
Edited by Anne Hogen. Texts by Richard Alston, Toni D'Amelio, Dominique Delouche, Antonia Franceschi, Nanette Glushak, Stephanie Jordan, Anna Kisselgoff, Tim Scholl, Giannandrea Poesio, Francia Russell, Suki Schorer, Violette Verdy, Robert Wilson. George Balanchine (1904-1983) is one of the past century's greatest choreographers, and (along with Lincoln Kirstein) the man most responsible for creating ballet culture in America, in his roles as founder of the School of >>more

Sylph Editions
ISBN 9780955296390
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Pbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 128 pgs / 7 color / 7 b&w / 29 duotone.
Pub Date: 11/30/2009 In stock

Boris Charmatz
Edited with text by Ana Janevski. Text by Gilles Almavi, Jérôme Bel, Cosmin Costinas, Bojana Cvejic, Tim Etchells, Mark Franko, Gabriella Giannochi, Adrian Heathfield, Noémi Solomon, Peter Tolmie, Christophe Wavelet, Catherine Wood. Since shocking audiences in 1993, at age 19, with his radically sparse À bras le corps, Boris Charmatz (born 1973) has emerged as one of France’s leading choreographers. Whether he’s creating a dance composed solely >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633450066
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.75 in. / 160 pgs / 40 color.
Pub Date: 07/25/2017 In stock

In-between Dance Cultures
By Guy Cools. The work of Belgian-Moroccan choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui (born 1976) and British-Bengali choreographer Akram Khan (born 1974), two of today’s most prolific choreographers, has in many ways defined the first decade of 21st- century dance. >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789492095114
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 160 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 In stock

Michael Clark
Edited by Suzanne Cotter, Robert Violette. Text by Michael Bracewell, Suzanne Cotter, Stephanie Jordan. Interviews with Charles Atlas, Michael Clark, Kate Coyne, Sophie Fiennes, Richard Glasstone, Matthew Hawkins, Melissa Hetherington, Sarah Lucas, Judith Mackrell, Steven Scott, Susan Stenger, Stevie Stewart, Ellen van Schuylenburch, Cerith Wyn Evans, et al. Notorious for his continually subversive takes on classical dance, Michael Clark is without doubt one of the most important dancers and choreographers of our time. He has created some of contemporary dance's finest productions, often >>more

Violette Editions
ISBN 9781900828338
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Clth, 9 x 12 in. / 348 pgs / 580 illustrations.
Pub Date: 08/31/2011 In stock

No Singing Allowed: Flamenco & Photography
Introduction by José Lebrero Stals. One of the most imaginative photo-treatments of dance ever published, No Singing Allowed is a thorough survey of the numerous portraits of flamenco culture made by more than 70 different photographers from around the world, >>more

RM/Junta de Andalucía
ISBN 9788492480500
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Clth, 9.45 x 11.75 in. / 208 pgs / 15 color / 160 duotone.
Pub Date: 06/30/2009 In stock

Ralph Lemon
Edited with text by Thomas J. Lax. Text by Doryun Chong, Adrienne Edwards, Saidiya Hartman, Deborah Jowitt, Ralph Lemon, André Lepecki, Fred Moten, Okwui Okpokwasili, Katherine Profeta, Will Rawls. Ralph Lemon (born 1952) is one of the most significant figures to emerge from New York’s downtown dance and performance world in the past 40 years. A polymath and shape-shifter, Lemon combines dance and theater >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633450073
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.75 in. / 144 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016 In stock

Richard Siegal: Idea In Action
Edited by Christine Peters, Dieta Sixt. American dancer and choreographer Richard Siegal created an artistic network called THE BAKERY in 2005 devoted to interdisciplinary research and production. Along with performing artists, Siegal works with architects, composers, new media experts, designers, and >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783940064363
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Pbk, 8.5 x 10.75 in. / 96 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 09/01/2013 In stock

Sarah Michelson
Edited by David Velasco. Text by Kathy Halbreich, Gia Kourlas, Ralph Lemon, Debra Singer, Claude Wampler, Greg Zuccolo. Born in Manchester, England, in 1964, Sarah Michelson has lived and worked in New York since 1991, where she has become a fixture of the downtown dance community. Her works are known for their athleticism, >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633450080
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.75 in. / 128 pgs / 40 color.
Pub Date: 07/25/2017 In stock

Titian Metamorphosis
Edited and with introduction by Minna Moore Ede. Foreword by Monica Mason. This book celebrates a collaboration between the National Gallery and The Royal Ballet in London, for which Chris Ofili, Conrad Shawcross and Mark Wallinger worked with some of the world’s best known choreographers and composers. >>more

Art / Books
ISBN 9781908970046
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Hbk, 8.75 x 11 in. / 182 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2013 In stock

Traces Of Dance: Choreographers' Drawings And Notations
Contributions by Valerie Preston-Dunlop, Rene Thom. Text by Paul Virilio. In this unique critical volume, the authors turn the semiotic spotlight on an obscure area of art: the drawings and notations choreographers use to think about the human body in motion. >>more

Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571280
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Paperback, 8.5 x 11 in. / 160 pgs / 10 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/02/1994 In stock

Triple Canopy and Ralph Lemon: On Value
Edited by Triple Canopy, Ralph Lemon. Introduction by Ralph Lemon. Text by Kevin Beasley, Claire Bishop, Philip Bither, Paula Court, Adrienne Edwards, Tom Finkelpearl, Ana Janevski, Claudia La Rocco, Thomas Lax, Glenn Ligon, Glenn Lowry, Sarah Michelson, Fred Moten, Adam Pendleton, Yvonne Rainer, Will Rawls, David Velasco, Nari Ward. On Value is a collaboration between Triple Canopy and choreographer/artist Ralph Lemon. The book is a multifarious conversation about the value of artworks and the labor and bodies that make them, especially as defined by >>more

Triple Canopy
ISBN 9780984734665
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Pbk, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 276 pgs / 48 color / 47 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/26/2016 Out of stock

Trisha Brown: So That the Audience Does Not Know Whether I Have Stopped Dancing
Text by Peter Eleey, Philip Bither. Best known for her innovative choreography, which revolutionized Modern dance, Trisha Brown has for many years made drawings and other works beyond the stage that integrate the performing and visual arts. Drawing has long featured >>more

Walker Art Center
ISBN 9780935640915
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Hardback, 6.5 x 10 in. / 96 pgs / 95 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/01/2008 Out of stock

William Forsythe: The Fact of Matter
Text by Susanne Gaensheimer, Mario Kramer. Over the past four decades, William Forsythe (born 1949) has created for himself a unique dance world, developing groundbreaking ballet choreographies, experimental dance pieces, digital dance scores and site-specific installations that unexpectedly turn viewers into >>more

ISBN 9783735601995
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Hbk, 8.75 x 11.5 in. / 92 pgs / 87 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 In stock



Artwork by Merce Cunningham. Contributions by Thelma Golden, Meredith Jones, Laura Kuhn. Recogninzing the importance of performance in 20th century avant-garde art, this catalogue traces the careers of three artists who have each made a significant contribution to that history. Merce Cunningham, Meredith Monk and Bill T. >>more

Walker Art Center
ISBN 9780935640564
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Paperback, 9 x 7.5 in. / 176 pgs / 25 color / 200 duotone
Pub Date: 07/02/1998 Not available

Merce Cunningham
Text by Germano Celant, David Vaughan, Barbara Frost, Yvonne Rainer, Paul Taylor, Lucinda Childs, John Cage, Karole Armitage, Nam June Paik, Jasper Johns, Merce Cunningham, et al. Merce Cunningham (1919–2009) pioneered the contemporary conception of dance as a moving image of life. His innovations in the field date back to the 1940s, when, after meeting composer John Cage, he proposed the separation >>more

ISBN 9788881582587
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 320 pgs / 57 b&w / 21 duotone.
Pub Date: 09/30/2009 Not available

Mikhail Baryshnikov: Merce My Way
Mikhail Baryshnikov, a photographer most of his adult life, has turned his lens on dance, and here pays vibrant homage to the work of master choreographer Merce Cunningham. In his introduction to Merce My Way >>more

The Baryshnikov Foundation
ISBN 9780982172605
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Clth, 11 x 9.75 in. / 128 pgs / 177 color.
Pub Date: 02/01/2009 Not available

William Forsythe: Improvisational Technologies
Essay by Roslyn Sulcas. >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775708500
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Pub Date: 04/02/2000 Not available

William Forsythe: Suspense
Edited by Markus Weisbeck. Text by William Forsythe. Interview by Daniel Birnbaum. Around the world, the American-born avant-garde choreographer William Forsythe is considered one of the most significant and innovative figures in contemporary dance. As the Director of the Ballett Frankfurt from 1984 to 2004, he transcended >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783905829754
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Pbk, 8 x 9.75 in. / 148 pgs / 102 color.
Pub Date: 09/01/2008 Not available

Working For Diaghilev
Artwork by Sergei Diaghilev. Publisher, impresario and patron, Sergei Diaghilev was one of the greatest artistic innovators of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He was the first to bring visual artists together to work with composers and >>more

Exhibitions International/B.A.I.
ISBN 9789076704852
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Clothbound, 9 x 11 in. / 256 pgs / 200 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 Not available


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