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Gene Kelly roller skating in Paris. "I got started dancing because I knew it was one way to meet girls."

HC

"If the moon smiled, she would resemble you. You leave the same impression Of something beautiful,...

Anna Pavlova. "When a small child, I thought that success spelled happiness. I was wrong, happiness is like a butterfly which appears and delights us for one brief moment, but soon flits away."

Ballerina Anna Pavlova old ballet photo

www.ballet-school.ru

Isadora Duncan. "It has taken me years of struggle, hard work and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence."

Isadora Duncan. "It has taken me years of struggle, hard work and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence."

Anna Pavlova. "God gives talent. Work transforms talent into genius."

luxinland

I erased my former blog (RIP 2010-2018) by mistake. So I'm back, same name, same url, same editorial...

Fred Astaire & Cyd Charisse. "I have no desire to prove anything by dancing. I have never used it as an outlet or a means of expressing myself. I just dance. I just put my feet in the air and move them around." (Astaire) . . ."Fred moved like glass. Physically it was easy to dance with him. It was not as demanding on me." (Charisse)

Fred Astaire & Cyd Charisse. "I have no desire to prove anything by dancing. I have never used it as an outlet or a means of expressing myself. I just dance. I just put my feet in the air and move them around." (Astaire) . . ."Fred moved like glass. Physically it was easy to dance with him. It was not as demanding on me." (Charisse)

Martha Graham by Andy Warhol. "Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired." . . . "We learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. One becomes in some area an athlete of God."

"ANDY WARHOL POLAROIDS" - THESE AMERICANS | T.A.

Andy Warhol (August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art.

Josephine Baker 1929. "My people have a country of their own to go to if they choose... Africa... but, this America belongs to them just as much as it does to any of the white race... in some ways even more so, because they gave the sweat of their brow and their blood in slavery so that many parts of America could become prosperous and recognized in the world."

Lasca Sartoris

Josephine Baker (1929)

“God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it; from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.” George Balanchine

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“God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it; from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.” George Balanchine

Isadora Duncan. "The dancer's body is simply the luminous manifestation of the soul." photo by Charles L. Ritzmann.

Isadora Duncan. "The dancer's body is simply the luminous manifestation of the soul." photo by Charles L. Ritzmann.

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ballerina

Anna Pavlova. "When a small child, I thought that success spelled happiness. I was wrong, happiness is like a butterfly which appears and delights us for one brief moment, but soon flits away."

Anna Pavlova. "When a small child, I thought that success spelled happiness. I was wrong, happiness is like a butterfly which appears and delights us for one brief moment, but soon flits away."

Cléopatra Diane de Mérode was the first woman to dance with a male partner in the Russian Ballet. She continued to dance until her early fifties and was very popular in her ancestral homeland of Austria, where she befriended the artist Gustav Klimt. Cléo de Mérode retired to Biarritz and died in 1966 at age 91 and is entombed at Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris.

Cleo de Merode La Belle Epoque's Beauty

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Cléo de Mérode, Victorian era French dancer

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Fred Astaire "The higher up you go, the more mistakes you are allowed. Right at the top, if you make enough of them, it's considered to be your style."

Fred Astaire, 1935 by Everett

Fred Astaire, 1935 is a photograph by Everett which was uploaded on December 1st, 2011. The photograph may be purchased as wall art, home decor, apparel, phone cases, greeting cards, and more. All products are produced on-demand and shipped worldwide within 2 - 3 business days.

Gene Kelly (Singin' In the Rain). "There is a strange sort of reasoning in Hollywood that musicals are less worthy of Academy consideration than dramas. It`s a form of snobbism, the same sort that perpetuates the idea that drama is more deserving of Awards than comedy."

Gene Kelly (Singin' In the Rain). "There is a strange sort of reasoning in Hollywood that musicals are less worthy of Academy consideration than dramas. It`s a form of snobbism, the same sort that perpetuates the idea that drama is more deserving of Awards than comedy."

Isadora Duncan. ”To express what is the most moral, healthful and beautiful in art this is the mission of the dancer, and to this I dedicate my life.”

How dancer Isadora Duncan was killed in a bizarre accident (1927)

Dancer Isadora Duncan was killed when her shawl was caught in the rear wheel of an automobile. Unaware, the chauffeur of the car started moving forward.

The dancer and choreographer Rosa Covarrubias in native Mexican attire  - Cholula Costume, 1926. by  Edward Weston

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birdsong217: “ Edward Weston - Cholula Costume, 1926 The dancer and choreographer Rosa Covarrubias in native Mexican attire. ”

Joaquín Pedraja Reyes "Joaquín Cortés" (b1969) classically trained flamenco dancer

Joaquín Pedraja Reyes "Joaquín Cortés" (b1969) classically trained flamenco dancer

Kazuo Ohno. In reply to the question of why he performs dressed as a woman, Kazuo stated: “My intention in dressing as a woman onstage has never been to become a female impersonator, or to transform myself into a woman. Rather, I want to trace my life back to its most distant origins. . . I long to return to where I’ve come from.”

Ode to old

Kazuo Ohno. In reply to the question of why he performs dressed as a woman, Kazuo stated: “My intention in dressing as a woman onstage has never been to become a female impersonator, or to transform myself into a woman. Rather, I want to trace my life back to its most distant origins. . . I long to return to where I’ve come from.”

RUDOLPH NUREYEV, ROYAL BALLET SCHOOL, LONDON, 1963

RUDOLPH NUREYEV, ROYAL BALLET SCHOOL, LONDON, 1963

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N.C.Wyeth: The Father of Modern Illustration « The Illustrators Journal

N.C.Wyeth: The Father of Modern Illustration

ttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_cQjTag9y8 By Lon Levin SPOTLIGHT ON NC WYETH When I was a young kid reading King Arthur and other books illusterated by NC Wyeth I had no idea who he was. All I knew was his paintings made the words in the book come to life. My experience of those books were dictated by his…

Nostalgia and Surrealism Infuse Works of Chinese Animation Artist - The New York Times Zhang Xiaotao, a Chinese artist, at his studio in Beijing. Originally a painter, he now focuses on digital animation films.

Nostalgia and Surrealism Infuse Works of Chinese Animation Artist - The New York Times Zhang Xiaotao, a Chinese artist, at his studio in Beijing. Originally a painter, he now focuses on digital animation films.

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Juan Quezada of Mata Ortiz, Chihuahua, Mexico with a piece of ancient Paquime pottery from nearby Casas Grande which inspired him as a young man to revive the ancient art which in turn led to his village becoming a a center of fine pottery making.

Pottery resurrection Mata Ortiz

The revitalization of Mata ortiz into a pottery centre is good story. In the 60‘s and 70‘s, with only tribal stories to go on and rediscovered pottery atrifacts from the Casa Grandes location, Juan Quezada resurrected the style

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Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie

Juan Quezada of Mata Ortiz, Chihuahua, Mexico with a piece of ancient Paquime pottery from nearby Casas Grande which inspired him as a young man to revive the ancient art which in turn led to his village becoming a a center of fine pottery making.

Pottery resurrection Mata Ortiz

The revitalization of Mata ortiz into a pottery centre is good story. In the 60‘s and 70‘s, with only tribal stories to go on and rediscovered pottery atrifacts from the Casa Grandes location, Juan Quezada resurrected the style

N.C.Wyeth: The Father of Modern Illustration « The Illustrators Journal

N.C.Wyeth: The Father of Modern Illustration

ttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_cQjTag9y8 By Lon Levin SPOTLIGHT ON NC WYETH When I was a young kid reading King Arthur and other books illusterated by NC Wyeth I had no idea who he was. All I knew was his paintings made the words in the book come to life. My experience of those books were dictated by his…

Nostalgia and Surrealism Infuse Works of Chinese Animation Artist - The New York Times Zhang Xiaotao, a Chinese artist, at his studio in Beijing. Originally a painter, he now focuses on digital animation films.

Nostalgia and Surrealism Infuse Works of Chinese Animation Artist - The New York Times Zhang Xiaotao, a Chinese artist, at his studio in Beijing. Originally a painter, he now focuses on digital animation films.

Gene Kelly roller skating in Paris. "I got started dancing because I knew it was one way to meet girls."

HC

"If the moon smiled, she would resemble you. You leave the same impression Of something beautiful,...

Anna Pavlova. "When a small child, I thought that success spelled happiness. I was wrong, happiness is like a butterfly which appears and delights us for one brief moment, but soon flits away."

Ballerina Anna Pavlova old ballet photo

www.ballet-school.ru

Isadora Duncan. "It has taken me years of struggle, hard work and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence."

Isadora Duncan. "It has taken me years of struggle, hard work and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence."

Anna Pavlova. "God gives talent. Work transforms talent into genius."

luxinland

I erased my former blog (RIP 2010-2018) by mistake. So I'm back, same name, same url, same editorial...

Fred Astaire & Cyd Charisse. "I have no desire to prove anything by dancing. I have never used it as an outlet or a means of expressing myself. I just dance. I just put my feet in the air and move them around." (Astaire) . . ."Fred moved like glass. Physically it was easy to dance with him. It was not as demanding on me." (Charisse)

Fred Astaire & Cyd Charisse. "I have no desire to prove anything by dancing. I have never used it as an outlet or a means of expressing myself. I just dance. I just put my feet in the air and move them around." (Astaire) . . ."Fred moved like glass. Physically it was easy to dance with him. It was not as demanding on me." (Charisse)

Martha Graham by Andy Warhol. "Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired." . . . "We learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. One becomes in some area an athlete of God."

"ANDY WARHOL POLAROIDS" - THESE AMERICANS | T.A.

Andy Warhol (August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art.

Josephine Baker 1929. "My people have a country of their own to go to if they choose... Africa... but, this America belongs to them just as much as it does to any of the white race... in some ways even more so, because they gave the sweat of their brow and their blood in slavery so that many parts of America could become prosperous and recognized in the world."

Lasca Sartoris

Josephine Baker (1929)

“God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it; from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.” George Balanchine

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“God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it; from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.” George Balanchine

Isadora Duncan. "The dancer's body is simply the luminous manifestation of the soul." photo by Charles L. Ritzmann.

Isadora Duncan. "The dancer's body is simply the luminous manifestation of the soul." photo by Charles L. Ritzmann.

ballerina

ballerina

Anna Pavlova. "When a small child, I thought that success spelled happiness. I was wrong, happiness is like a butterfly which appears and delights us for one brief moment, but soon flits away."

Anna Pavlova. "When a small child, I thought that success spelled happiness. I was wrong, happiness is like a butterfly which appears and delights us for one brief moment, but soon flits away."

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