TITLE

The Tightrope Walker: An Expressionist Image

AUTHOR(S)
McCullagh, Janice
PUB. DATE
December 1984
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Dec84, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p633
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
5316587

 

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