Ballet; 104 photographs by Alexey Brodovitch by Alexey Brodovitch

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Published by J. J. Augustin in [New York .

Written in English

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Statementtext by Edwin Denby.
ContributionsDenby, Edwin, 1903-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV1787 .B68
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p.
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6486106M
LC Control Number45011284

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Brodovitch produced the Ballet book in and it was composed of his own photographs of the Ballet Russe, taken during the years to Through these images, Brodovitch tried to express motion and speed.

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