Dance Dance Film Essays
Dance Dance Film Essays
By Douglas Crimp. Edited by Karen Kelly, Barbara Schroeder. Introduction by Lynne Cooke.

Pioneering AIDS activist, art critic, educator and curator Douglas Crimp is known for the fluidity and acuity of his writing on an array of passions. His book AIDS: Cultural Analysis/Cultural Activism (1987) deconstructed the art >>more

Dancing Foxes Press/Galerie Buchholz
ISBN 9781733688949
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Clth, 7.25 x 8.5 in. / 224 pgs / 95 color.
Pub Date: 12/20/2022 Awaiting stock

Dance We Must: The Art and Costumes of Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn, 1906–1940
Dance We Must: The Art and Costumes of Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn, 1906–1940
Edited with text by Kevin M. Murphy, Caroline Hamilton. Text by Erica Dankmeyer, Panalee Maskati, Norton Owen, Thandi Steele, Munjulika R. Tarah.

Ruth St Denis (1879–1968) and Ted Shawn (1891–1972) pioneered modern dance in the US with their company Denishawn, founded in 1914. Incorporating elements from ancient, non-Western and Native American sources, Denishawn became the first important >>more

Williams College Museum of Art
ISBN 9781646570270
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Hbk, 8.25 x 10.75 in. / 144 pgs / 70 color.
Pub Date: 01/10/2023 Awaiting stock

Henry Leutwyler: Misty Copeland
Henry Leutwyler: Misty Copeland
Text by Nathalie Herschdorfer.

Henry Leutwyler is certainly no stranger to the art of ballet—for many years he photographed on stage and behind the scenes at the New York City Ballet, culminating in his book Ballet, since published by >>more

ISBN 9783958298927
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Clth, 10.75 x 14.5 in. / 72 pgs / 6 color / 28 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/07/2023 Awaiting stock

Quantum Society
Quantum Society
By Sara Gebran.

Venezuela-born, Denmark-based choreographer Sara Gebran (born 1964) uses the page as a public space where readers experience shared imaginaries. This book journeys through personal reflections, political rants, song lyrics, lists and more, capturing contemporary global >>more

MaMa - Multimedia Institute/Errant Bodies Press
ISBN 9789537372873
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 272 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/01/2022 Awaiting stock



Arthur Elgort: Ballet
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 / 114 bw.
Pub Date: 08/11/2020 In stock

Autumn Knight: In Rehearsal
Autumn Knight: In Rehearsal
Text by Ryan N. Dennis, Jennifer Doyle, Cynthia Oliver, Amy L. Powell, Sandra Ruiz.

This first comprehensive publication on New York–based interdisciplinary artist Autumn Knight documents her performances addressing the regulation of African American female bodies. Accompanying these images are scores and notes, text by performance studies scholars and >>more

Krannert Art Museum/Project Row Houses
ISBN 9781883015503
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Pbk, 10.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 77 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock

Black Mountain
Black Mountain
Edited by Eugen Blume, Catherine Nichols, Matilda Felix, Gabriele Knapstein. Text by Gabriele Brandstetter, Brenda Danilowitz, Arnold Dreyblatt, Fabienne Eggelhöfer, Matilda Felix, Mary Emma Harris, Gabriele Knapstein, Annette Jael Lehmann, Catherine Nichols, Andi Schoon, Craig Schuftan, Alice Sebrell.

Founded in North Carolina in 1933, Black Mountain College ranks alongside the Bauhaus as one of the most innovative schools of the 20th century. Inspired by the forward-thinking pedagogical ideas of philosopher John Dewey, the >>more

Spector Books/Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
ISBN 9783959052689
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Pbk, 7.25 x 9.5 in. / 464 pgs / 22 color / 450 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/17/2019 Out of stock

Boris Charmatz
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

Deborah Hay: RE-Perspective
Deborah Hay: RE-Perspective
Text by Susan Leigh Foster, Deborah Hay, Kirsi Monni, Laurent Pichaud.

Offering fresh perspective on performances and dances made over the last 50 years, this substantial volume looks at the illustrious career of Brooklyn-born choreographer Deborah Hay (born 1941), a founding member of the Judson Dance >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775746304
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Pbk, 8 x 10.25 in. / 184 pgs / 70 color.
Pub Date: 10/22/2019 In stock

Endless Shout
Endless Shout
Edited with text by Anthony Elms. Text by Raúl de Nieves, Cynthia Oliver, The Otolith Group, taisha paggett. Conversations with George Lewis, Jennie C. Jones, Charles Gaines, Fred Moten, Wadada Leo Smith.

Endless Shout asks how, why and where performance and improvisation can take place inside a museum. The book documents a six-month series of experimental performances organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, >>more

Inventory Press / Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Philadelphia
ISBN 9781941753163
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Pbk, 7.25 x 9.25 in. / 226 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 In stock

Histories of Dance
Histories of Dance
Edited with text by Adriano Pedrosa, Julia Bryan-Wilson, Olivia Ardui.

This volume gathers 250 works of art that depict dancing and its attendant cultures. Artists include Adrian Piper, Alexander Calder, Ana Mendieta, Edgar Degas, Faith Ringgold, Hélio Oiticica, Toulouse-Lautrec, Hieronymus Bosch, Keith Haring, Leonardo da >>more

Museu de Arte de São Paulo/KMEC Books
ISBN 9786557770016
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Hbk, 7.25 x 10.25 in. / 320 pgs / 62 color.
Pub Date: 10/25/2022 Out of stock

In-between Dance Cultures
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 Out of stock

Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done
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.

A New York Times Book Review 2019 holiday gift guide pick

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

Lincoln Kirstein's Modern
Lincoln Kirstein's Modern
Edited with text by Samantha Friedman, Jodi Hauptman. Text by Lynn Garafola, Michelle Greet, Michelle Harvey, Richard Meyer, Kevin Moore.

Lincoln Kirstein was a polymathic writer, critic, curator and impresario: a key connector and an indefatigable catalyst whose sweeping contributions to American cultural life in the 1930s and ‘40s shaped artists and institutions. Best known >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633450820
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Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 200 pgs / 205 color.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In stock

Liquid Loft: Shiny Shiny
Liquid Loft: Shiny Shiny
Text by Lorenzo de Chiffre, Thomas Edlinger, Stefan Grissemann, Irmela Kästner, et al.

The photographs compiled in Shiny Shiny document Austrian dance and performance company Liquid Loft’s choreographic productions. This publication expands their purview outside contemporary dance, with contributions by scholars of theater, film, music and architecture.


Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783903796126
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Hbk, 11.5 x 8.75 in. / 120 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/13/2021 In stock

Lost and Found: Dance, New York, HIV/AIDS, Then and Now
Lost and Found: Dance, New York, HIV/AIDS, Then and Now
Edited by Jaime Shearn Coan, Ishmael Houston-Jones, Will Rawls. Since 2010, Danspace Project, housed at St. Mark’s Church in New York, has published catalogs as part of its series of artist-curated Platforms. Initiated by Danspace Project Executive Director and Chief Curator Judy Hussie-Taylor, the >>more

Danspace Project
ISBN 9780970031372
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Pbk, 7 x 10 in. / 268 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 Out of stock

Michael Clark
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
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

Performa 15
Performa 15
Foreword by Germano Celant. Text by RoseLee Goldberg. Contributions by Marc Arthur, Mark Beasley, Adrienne Edwards, Claire Bishop, Shelton Lindsay, Rozalia Jovanovic, Lia Gangitano, Robin Rhode, Jesper Just, David Hallberg, Ryan Gander, Erika Vogt, Pauline Curnier Jardin, Jérôme, Juliana Huxtable, Edgar Arceneaux, Oscar Murillo, Wyatt Kahn, Christodoulos Panayiotou, Justene Williams, et al.

Celebrating ten years since the founding of the historic Performa biennial in 2005, Performa 15 once again explored the most exciting innovations in contemporary visual arts, dance, film, radio, sound and architecture.

This edition brought together >>more

Gregory R. Miller & Co.
ISBN 9781941366196
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Pbk, 7 x 9 in. / 256 pgs / 160 color.
Pub Date: 05/05/2020 In stock

Ralph Lemon
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
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
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

Simone Forti: The Bear in the Mirror
Simone Forti: The Bear in the Mirror
Edited by Roos Gortzak, Quinn Latimer.

The Bear in the Mirror is a collection of stories, prose poems, drawings, photos, letters, notes and memories by Simone Forti (born 1935)—a founding figure of postwar American dance for those following in the wake >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960983958
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 94 pgs / 2 color / 17 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/19/2019 In stock

Titian Metamorphosis
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
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

Trisha Brown: Choreographing Life
Trisha Brown: Choreographing Life
Edited with text by André Mesquita. Text by Adriana Banana, David M. Sperling, Susan Rosenberg, Babette Mangolte, Yvonne Rainer, Trisha Brown.

A founding member of the legendary Judson Dance Theater, American choreographer and dancer Trisha Brown (1936-2017) helped build the tenets of postmodern dance and is now considered one of the most influential figures in American >>more

Museu de Arte de São Paulo
ISBN 9788531000836
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Hbk, 7 x 10 in. / 240 pgs / 12 color / 117 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/27/2020 Out of stock

William Forsythe: The Fact of Matter
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
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: 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
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
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
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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