In 1984, Jacobus Rentmeester, then a student, photographed basketball star Michael Jordan for Life magazine. The photo was part of a photo essay featuring American athletes who would soon be competing in the 1984 Summer Olympic Games.Rentmeester's claimed that Nike infringed his copyright when it later commissioned its own photograph of Jordan and then used that photo to … [Read more...] about Nike wins Michael Jordan grand jeté case
In Conversation: Edward Watson and Rick Guest is an opportunity to see dancer and photographer talking about their collaboration which has led to an extraordinary portfolio of portraits.Striking in their boldness yet sensitivity, Guest has caught precisely what Watson brings to the stage: the same boldness and sensitivity, together with exceptional honesty, as revealed in … [Read more...] about Rick Guest on his extraordinary photos of The Royal Ballet’s Edward Watson
Photographer Barbara Luisi’s latest exhibition AKT – Ageless Beauty in Tokyo celebrates the naked bodies of the over-80s, which makes for a striking companion piece to her black and white collection of 1000-year-old olive trees.Olive trees which have lived for more than 1000 years fully bear fruit. Likewise, there are many people who have youthful inside even in their … [Read more...] about Photographer Barbara Luisi’s nude photos of the elderly, including the Japanese master Eikoh Hosoe
https://vimeo.com/234074498Photographer Niv Novak has created a collection of stunning video clips of dance moves, stretched out in gloriously detailed slow motion. They are already causing a social media stir, and Novak will be adding other clips to the series during September 2017. What made him want to start the project?No one can actually see an explosive … [Read more...] about ‘extension’, a project to slow time in dance – stunning video clips from Niv Novak
Rina Kanehara and Aitor Arrieta were announce as joint winners of English National Ballet's 2017 Emerging Dancer Award, at the end of last month.Finalists performed a pas de deux and a contemporary solo in front of a live audience at Sadler’s Wells and the event was also streamed receiving 89,000 views worldwide.Rina Kanehara and Aitor Arrieta were selected as this … [Read more...] about Photo Album: English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer Award 2017
The Paris Opera Ballet’s Dorothée Gilbert and István Simon, principal with Dresden’s Semperoper Ballett, are rehearsing Giselle for the 30th Rudolf Nureyev International Ballet Festival at the Kazan Opera in Russia.Ann Ray was there to capture some moments in the Rotonde Zambelli, named after the Milanese dancer and Paris ballet star, Carlotta Zambelli. It is one of the two … [Read more...] about Ann Ray photographs Dorothée Gilbert and István Simon rehearsing Giselle
"Bringing Cairo's dance and photography communities together..." is how the Ballerinas of Cairo defines its Instagram account. The BBC, however, thinks it's more than that: The Ballerinas of Cairo are refusing to be intimidated by the recent terrorist attacks that shook the Egyptian capital. Instead, they're taking to the streets. saying that its aim is to "reclaim the … [Read more...] about Ballerinas of Cairo “reclaiming the streets for women”?
Royal Ballet dancers Lauren Cuthbertson, Marcelino Sambé, Anna Rose O’Sullivan, Hannah Grennell and Gina Storm- Jenson grace the pages of the Winter 2016 issue of Town and Country magazine. A suitably festive shoot celebrates the Nutcracker in and around an Oxfordshire mansion.The magazine's Deputy Editor, Lydia Slater, writes, Within moments of my arrival at Shotover … [Read more...] about Lauren Cuthbertson and other Royal Ballet dancers grace the pages of Town and Country – sneak peek!
In December, Fondazione Prada will unveil its new exhibition space, Osservatorio, dedicated to photography and visual languages and located in Milan’s iconic Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, which sits between La Scala and the Duomo. It was in the Galleria that Mario Prada opened his first shop in 1913 and over a century later it is still there, while so many other shops and bars … [Read more...] about Osservatorio – Fondazione Prada inaugurates its new photographic exhibition space
NYC Dance Project – husband and wife team, Ken Browar and Deborah Ory – have produced some of the most widely circulated images of dance on the internet. Leaps and other gymnastic feats will always be shared and liked more than most, but what makes Browar and Ory’s photos stand out is that they communicate not just movement, but interact with the viewer on a personal and … [Read more...] about The Art of Movement – a glorious new book from NYC Dance Project