“The World of Romantic Ballet - When Ballerina’s Became Nymphs”

New Otani Art Museum

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Emerging from a moment of great instability in European history after the French Revolution the Romantic Ballet was popularized by the leading figures of Marie Taglioni and Fanny Elssler. These stars are featured here in this exhibition through a series of 90 popular prints, their letters and associated music scores, allowing us a glimpse into the context and development of a unique dance form.

[Related Event]
Gallery Talk
Date: 23rd November(Sat), 7th December(Sat) 14:00-
Speakers: Naoko Haga (Director of this exhibition, dance researcher, curator of Hyogo Performing Arts Center), Mikiko Ohta(Curator of the New Otani Museum)

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[Image: “La Sylphide - Marie Taglioni”

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From 2013-11-09 To 2013-12-25

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