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09.18.13 Andy Cush

During the famously riotous 1913 debut performance of the Rite of Spring, the crowd clamored as much over Vaslav Nijinsky’s physical, erratic choreography as they did over Igor Stravinsky’s thunderous score. It’s something that’s lost in contemporary performances of the Rite: the work is often performed in symphony halls, without dancers, and when the ballet is staged it inevitably […]

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01.29.13 Bucky Turco & Aymann Ismail

In what has to be one of the most unlikely collaborations between street art and something else, here is “Les Ballets de Faile.” The upcoming exhibition features the work of Brooklyn-based art duo Faile and the New York City Ballet. The centerpiece of the exhibit is a 40-foot tower installation made from painted (and silkscreened) wood […]

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01.08.13 Marina Galperina

Following the footsteps of Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Julian Schnabel and other much-noted artists, Brooklyn-based collective FAILE has been recruited for to create original art for the New York City Ballet.  Say what? They’re surprised too. Watch them digging through the art archives and talking excitedly at how they fit into the mix for the exhibit NYCB […]

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12.19.11 Tabatha McGurr

Though the majority of all Black Swan craze has fizzled since last year, many dudes and bi-curious females will be happy to know that magazine editorials are keeping the fantasy alive, much like in this first issue of new French magazine, On The Field. Shot by photographer Boris Ovini, we’re given an intimate look at model […]

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