Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Preview: JR @ New York City Ballet

Preview: JR and his crew spent the last few days working with the New York City Ballet on the second presentation of Art Series. 1

JR and his crew spent the last few days working with the New York City Ballet on the second presentation of Art Series.
Known for his large-scale portrait photographs presented as urban art, JR used the company’s dancers to create pieces comprised of the dancers’ bodies rearranged as facial features.
The images have been used to create large-scale installations that are displayed in various areas of the David H. Koch Theater, the ballet company’s Lincoln Center home.
An enormous image featuring all of the dancers and spanning some 6,500 square feet is now displayed on the theater’s promenade and serve as the centrepiece of the installation.
Continue reading for a better look at the pieces and let us know if you’re planning to visit the New York City Ballet.

Preview: JR and his crew spent the last few days working with the New York City Ballet on the second presentation of Art Series. 2





Pics by our NYC correspondent Joshua Geyer