Masters of Movement
Portraits of America's Great Choreographers
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A collection of photographic portraits and vignettes based on intimate conversations, Masters of Movement takes us on a rare journey into the world of dance, from the concert stage and Broadway to feature films and music videos. Whether through her lens or through the revelations emanating from her masterful interviews, Eichenbaum has succeeded in capturing the essential character of her subjects, who confide experiences and emotions that have driven their creativity and defined their styles.
Masters of Movement will inform, empower, and inspire anyone on the creative path—and delight lovers of dance everywhere.
Praise For Masters of Movement: Portraits of America's Great Choreographers…
“The uncanny intelligence and grace with which Rose Eichenbaum has exposed the intention and essence of each performer move me. Then there are her words. Rose is a storyteller, and she tells the stories of the greatest American choreographers of the second half of the 20th-century. Her contribution to the preservation of our art form is a gift.”—Barbara Kaplan, publisher, Dance magazine
“The unique pairing of provocative photographs with personal and informal biographical interviews is full of important insights into both the art and craft of dance. An appealing book rich with significant content.”—Allegra Fuller Snyder, professor emerita and former chair of dance at the University of California, Los Angeles
Smithsonian Books, 9781588342485, 288pp.
Publication Date: October 1, 2007