Five dancers who started their careers in the 1940s redefined dance in the United States, becoming some of the first American prima ballerinas in the world’s top companies, from the Ballets Russes to the Paris Opera Ballet.
Following the highly acclaimed installations by FAILE, JR, and Dustin Yellin, New York City Ballet collaborates for the 2016 Art Series with Winnipeg native and Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist Marcel Dzama.
Following the wildly acclaimed installations by FAILE and JR, New York City Ballet collaborates for the 2015 Art Series with Dustin Yellin, the Brooklyn-based artist and founder of Red Hook’s Pioneer Works.
Last Friday’s launch of the New York City Ballet Art Series was a confusing affair. I was not the only person to arrive at Lincoln Center expecting that art collective Faile’s “collaboration” with the New York City Ballet would be more than lobby art.