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Lauren Redniss, an artist and author of several works of visual non-fiction, has been invited by New York City Ballet to create a signature installation for their eighth annual Art Series.
She will create a 360-degree panorama of portraits depicting more than 100 people who work at New York City Ballet, celebrating the behind-the-scenes efforts that are the lifeblood of the theater.
Redniss wants visitors to be surrounded by faces, color, and light. She says, “By looking into the eyes of each person and reading their words, I hope visitors’ experience of coming to the theater will gain a new dimension.”
The installations will be on view at three special New York City Ballet Art Series performances on February 1 eve, 7, and 27 where all tickets are priced at $35. Performances are on sale now at nycballet.com/artseries.
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