Eastman Moebs, Seth - Photo Book "Variation on a Theme" 1981
Item #: H1808-L12
A book of photographs of a ballerina´s hands, with phrases taken from Shakespeare works. A delightful, poetic piece.
32 pages plus covers, 1981, published by Eastman Moebs. Only 700 copies were printed, 6.5 x 9.25 inches, in new condition. Book is not signed, signature on the cover is part of the printed image.
Preface by author says: In January 1979 one part of the Bolshoi ballet toured throughout France. Godounov, his wife Vlassova, Timofeyeva, Golikova, and Prokofyeva danced "Love for Love", a choreography of Vera Boccadoro on Shakespeare´s "Much Ado about Nothing". During the entire tour I photographed the principal dancers and sold their pictures at the exit of the theatres. Looking for other themes, I noticed a young ballerina, Miss Irena Nesterova, who was positioned from time to time up-stage among the corps de ballet, and whose flowing hand movements harmonized with the steps of the lovers and with the music...
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