About the Book
A one-time limited printing of 1,000 copies, this new book features a major dance of his per page – 59 in all – with a beautiful full-color photo for each.. The cover is a dramatic all-black matte cover, with a dancer’s image in gloss finish. There is commentary by dance experts Robert Gottlieb and Susan Carbonneau and additional text by Paul’s most famous dancers, and by Paul himself, including a letter from Paul to his dancers in 1974, published for the first time.
About the Author
PAUL TAYLOR is one of the foremost American choreographers of our time. He began his career in the 1950s as a dancer and choreographer, retiring from performing in 1974. Known for his edginess and willingness to address the most sensitive of subjects, his dances often dealt with man’s place within nature, love and sexuality, life and death, and iconic moments of American history. Taylor has received a plethora of awards including an Emmy in 1992 and the National Medal of Arts in 1993.
Paul Taylor Dance Company website: www.ptdc.org