George Tsypin Opera Factory: Invisible City by George TsypinGeorge Tsypin Opera Factory: Invisible City by George Tsypin

George Tsypin Opera Factory: Invisible City

byGeorge TsypinForeword bySvetlana Boym

Hardcover | October 18, 2016

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Based in New York City-in the grit, steel girders, and graffiti of the metropolis-George Tsypin's Opera Factory creates visions of towering gods, underwater kingdoms, constructivist reveries, skyscraping towers, and earth-bound angels. Tsypin's award-winning designs are produced around the world.This lavishly illustrated monograph introduces Tsypin's designs for twenty productions-including the musicalsSpider-Man: Turn Off the Dark andThe Little Mermaid; operasOedipus Rex and theRing Cycle; the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi; Cirque du Soleil's Oasis; and the Seaglass Carousel in Battery Park. Tsypin uses each project as a starting point for meditations on creativity and the fleeting nature of performance that will rivet designers, artists, performers, and anyone interested in the creative process.
George Tsypin was born in Kazakhstan. He studied architecture in Moscow and theater design in New York. Tsypin has worked for many years with renowned directors and composers, such as Julie Taymor, Peter Sellars, Francesca Zambello, Pierre Audi, Jurgen Flimm, Philip Glass, John Adams, Kaija Saariaho and Andrey Konchalovsky. He has a lo...
Title:George Tsypin Opera Factory: Invisible CityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 12.37 × 9.4 × 0.9 inPublished:October 18, 2016Publisher:Princeton Architectural PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1616895241

ISBN - 13:9781616895242

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Mr. Tsypin's most enduring source of inspiration is New York, and this absorbing coffee-table book, perched at the intersection of opera and architecture, captures a rich dialogue between the city's brash angularity and the multifaceted human experiences it shelters." -New York Times"