The Tightrope Walker: An Expressionist Image

McCullagh, Janice
December 1984
Art Bulletin;Dec84, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p633
Academic Journal
Discusses the expressionist image of the tightrope walker in the early 20th century. Relation of dance to the attraction of circus performers for artists during the early 20th century; Origins of the expressionist image of the dancer; Influence of Friedrich Nietzsche's imagery on German visual portrayals of rope-dancers.


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