Internationally acclaimed photographer David Hamilton invites the viewer to share delicate moments in ballet. His images of young dancers capture the essence of grace at rest and poetry in motion. These tender photographic impressions are accompanied by musical masterpieces created especially for the art form. La Danse includes unpublished pictures of Rudolf Nureyev, the twentieth century's greatest male dancer. Music CDs: The best of romantic ballet classics, for example: Tchaikovskys Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, and other invitations to dance, performed under the direction of Gunther Herbig, Herbert Kegel, and Willi Boskovsky.
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David Hamilton was born in London in 1933 and lives near St. Tropez, France. After his study of architecture and design he turned to typography and layout. While he was an art director of the English magazine Queen, he bought his first camera. Later settling in Paris as art director of Printemps he began devoting himself exclusively to photography. He has worked for the best international magazines, and his work has been shown all over the world including leading centers of art culture in New, Tokyo, London, Hamburg, Milan, and Paris. He pioneered the ""soft focus,"" style which has been imitated so often and is even known as ""the Hamilton look.Language Notes:
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Book Description Collins, 1974. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0002111721