Marcel Dzama: The Book Of Ballet: La Chose La Plus Incroyable Dans Le Monde by Marcel DzamaMarcel Dzama: The Book Of Ballet: La Chose La Plus Incroyable Dans Le Monde by Marcel Dzama

Marcel Dzama: The Book Of Ballet: La Chose La Plus Incroyable Dans Le Monde

Contribution byMarcel Dzama, Hans Andersen, Lucas Zwirner

Paperback | March 15, 2016

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Published on the occasion of Marcel Dzama's (born 1974) collaborative ballet with choreographer Justin Peck and musician Bryce Dessner at the New York City Ballet, The Book of Ballet documents the genesis of all aspects of the project. It begins with "The Most Incredible Thing," the Hans Christian Andersen story on which the ballet is based, and presents Dzama's costume designs. The images not only show final design decisions, but also chart the changes in costumes as the project unfolded, and the ways in which Dzama's conception of the characters in the ballet evolved. The book closes with a conversation between Dzama and Peck in which choreographer and artist discuss their collaborative process, and the important role of renowned composer Dessner in bringing the project to life. Also included is a poster made specifically for this book by the artist.
Hans Christian Andersen, one of the best known figures in literature, is best know for combining traditional folk tales with his own great imagination to produce fairy tales known to most children today. The Danish writer was born in the slums of Odense. Although he was raised in poverty, he eventually attended Copenhagen University. A...
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Title:Marcel Dzama: The Book Of Ballet: La Chose La Plus Incroyable Dans Le MondeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 6 × 9 × 0.68 inPublished:March 15, 2016Publisher:David Zwirner Books/New York City BalletLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1941701272

ISBN - 13:9781941701270

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