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Allen & Unwin
The Independent (U.K.)
Tutu captures the dancers in a range of extraordinary moving poses and lives up to its billing as a celebration of the human body in flight.(The Independent (London)) --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
The Times, London
Raunchy, explicit and provocative are not the sort of words you would expect to describe a book of ballet photographs; but then Greg Barrett is not just another arty snapper. An established fashion photographer who has worked for such publications as Vogue, his portraits of the Australian Ballet Company are striking and as sexy and hip as a fashion shoot. Tutu captures members of the company free from the formal constraints of performance in poses that are frequently outrageous."(The Times... read more --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
The strength, vulnerability, grace, and beauty that dancers achieve, seemingly without effort, is vividly illustrated in this photographic record of the Australian Ballet. The 160 black-and-white photographs show the company liberated from the formal restraint of the performance, celebrating the essence of the human body in moments of flight and repose. Captured in these images are energy, drama, the balance between physical capability and artistic expression, and, most of all, the beauty of the human form. The photographs demonstrate the intricacies of the human body and the limits to which it can be pushed.