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Airborne

The New Dance Photography of Lois Greenfield

By Lois Greenfield,Preface by William A. Ewing,Afterword by Daniel Girardin

10-1/2 x 10-1/2 in; 112 pp;
90 duotone photos
Paperback
July 1998
ISBN 9780811821551
ISBN10 0811821552

SKU# 9780811821551

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Breaking Bounds brought Lois Greenfield's pioneering work in dance photography widespread acclaim and a dedicated following. Now with Airborne, her first book in over six years, Greenfield takes us to spectacular new heights. Collaborating w...
Airborne


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Airborne

Breaking Bounds brought Lois Greenfield's pioneering work in dance photography widespread acclaim and a dedicated following. Now with Airborne, her first book in over six years, Greenfield takes us to spectacular new heights. Collaborating with some of the world's finest dancers from such illustrious dance companies as the Martha Graham Dance Company, Pilobolus, San Francisco Ballet, the Parsons Dance Company, and Ballet Tech, she captures moments of startling grace and power. In 90 duotone images, Greenfield's dancers defy gravity and push the limits of the possible. A preface takes us behind the scenes in her studio, and the photographer's own captions illuminate the challenges of making pictures that recreate the seeming effortlessness of dance. As inspiring as it is technically remarkable, this collection of incomparable images is sure to captivate dance lovers, photographers, and all who admire the beauty and strength of the human body.

 

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10-1/2 x 10-1/2 in; 112 pp;
90 duotone photos
Paperback
July 1998
ISBN 9780811821551
ISBN10 0811821552
Lois Greenfield is recognized internationally as one of the foremost photographers of dance. She is a regular contributor to the Village Voice, and her photographs have also appeared in Dance Ink, Esquire, Time, Wile, Vogue, Mirabella, and Zoom, among other magazines. Coinciding with the publication of Breaking Bounds, the International Center of Photography in New York will mount a major exhibition of her photography, which will then travel widely throughout the United States and Canada. Greenfield lives and works in New York City.
Visit Lois Greenfield's Web site!.

William A. Ewing is a wellknown writer on the art of photography and an independent curator whose exhibitions have been shown at the Museum of Modern Art and the International Center of Photography in New York, the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, and many other museums and galleries. He lives in New York City.

Daniel Girardin is curator at the Muse de l'Elyse.