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Camille Claudel, La Valse, (1899-1905)

such a genius, such a tragedy.

Camille Claudel, La Valse, (1899-1905)


such a genius, such a tragedy.

clairetrevorartsuci:

New Slate 2012

MY DARLING ALEXI DRESCHKE

clairetrevorartsuci:

New Slate 2012

MY DARLING ALEXI DRESCHKE

"real ugliness is just as rare as real beauty"
ASGER JORN - ARTIST’S STATEMENT
published 1964 in Asger Jorn by Guy Atkins.

"real ugliness is just as rare as real beauty"

ASGER JORN - ARTIST’S STATEMENT

published 1964 in Asger Jorn by Guy Atkins.

GUSTAV KLIMT, DANAË (1907)

"…ubi intellegitur pudicitia mulieris auro fuisse corrupta"
female chastity is easily corrupted by gold


Original: St. Augustine, City of god 
Referenced by Eric Jan Sluijter’s article, “Emulating Sensual Beauty: Representations of Danaë from Gossaert to Rembrandt” / http://www.jstor.org/stable/3780877

GUSTAV KLIMT, DANAË (1907)


"…ubi intellegitur pudicitia mulieris auro fuisse corrupta"

female chastity is easily corrupted by gold



Original: St. Augustine, City of god

Referenced by Eric Jan Sluijter’s article, “Emulating Sensual Beauty: Representations of Danaë from Gossaert to Rembrandt” / http://www.jstor.org/stable/3780877

tell me what led you on, I’d love to know.

Conversation between dancers Trisha Brown and Mikhail Baryshnikov. From Annette Grant’s  “Misha and Trisha, Talking Dance”,  August 8, 1999, The New York Times.
            

Conversation between dancers Trisha Brown and Mikhail Baryshnikov. From Annette Grant’s  “Misha and Trisha, Talking Dance”,  August 8, 1999, The New York Times.

            

From T.J. Clark’s Image of the People: Courbet and the 1848 Revolution. “On the Social History of Art” (pg. 20)

From T.J. Clark’s Image of the People: Courbet and the 1848 Revolution. “On the Social History of Art” (pg. 20)

Ballet is definitely one of the most democratic arts….Just as any real art; it is called upon to embody high humanistic ideals and socially important themes; it can and must depict in artistic images the life and struggle of the nations, the spiritual experience of the human personality

Composer Aram Ilyich Khachaturian (1903-1978)

the greatest mission of the dancer is to contribute to the betterment of mankind
Ruth St. Denis, “Religious Manifestations in the Dance”Ruth St. Denis as Radha
We do not accept a picture which expresses nothing; how then can we tolerate a man without expression?
Mikhail Fokine, “The New Ballet”, written for Russian periodical Argus, published 1916.Firebird Pas de Deux - premiered 1910, choreography by Michel Fokine