Schlemmer (1888-1943), a German artist associated with the influential art school known as the Bauhaus, turned to choreography because of his concern for the relationships of figures in space. Some of his Bauhaus dances have recently been reconstructed in New York by Debra McCall, a dance historian. But the 75-minute ''Triadic Ballet'' is the most elaborate work by Schlemmer ever to be staged here.
His costumes, emphasizing such shapes as cones, tubes, hoops and spheres, have been lovingly restored by Ulrike Dietrich. And what astonishing costumes they are! One woman wears a bubble. A man appears to be a marionette without strings. Another man seems to have a snowbank attached to him. The heads of two others peer out from enormous...
CHARLES PETER STUART
Hi and welcome to my exhibition. You can see a complete retrospective of my work and thoughts here. There are many themes and contexts not just one style or type of work. So check out my 'Galleries' page for a starting point that suits you.
As an artist my work spans 40 years or so of creating work that, I believe, is both thoughtful and sincere.
You could view my work here as a developing art of ideas.
If I create it ...it goes on this page.
So follow the live show...see the work as it happens...posting most days...like a visual blog!
OK...this is not a statement - art is not a destination but it is a journey. None of the work here constitutes a 'style'. Art is not a style. A...
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