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 Post subject: Beige Art?
PostPosted: Tue Sep 19, 2000 3:56 pm 
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an insightful and intriguing article about maurice béjart - the man, his tastes and his choreography.....<P>by jenny gilbert for the independent...worth reading Image <P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><B>Witty and imaginative or flatulent and<BR> awful? </B><P> - - -in the<BR> case of Maurice Béjart, the 72-year-old ballet mogul whose<BR> company, Béjart Ballet Lausanne, comes to London this week<BR> for the first time since 1995. Were he to take to heart all the<BR> things written about his work in the course of 42 years, he<BR> would be a severely disoriented man. And it's largely a<BR> question of geography. No creative artist alive today highlights<BR> more vividly the chasms of international taste.<P>Those who regard Béjart as the messiah of modern ballet –<BR> and here we're talking all continental Europeans, the<BR> Russians and the Japanese – claim ........ Image<P>The anti's – who principally comprise critics in Britain and<BR> America – say he's a poseur who....... Image<P><BR>Anglo-Saxon sensibilities are repelled by the some of the very<BR> features that attract the Latin mind.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><BR> <A HREF="http://www.independent.co.uk/enjoyment/Theatre/Dance/2000-09/bejart170900.shtml" TARGET=_blank>http://www.independent.co.uk/enjoyment/Theatre/Dance/2000-09/bejart170900.shtml</A> <p>[This message has been edited by grace (edited September 20, 2000).]

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 19, 2000 6:16 pm 
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Beige art - that's funny. Um. <p>[This message has been edited by grace (edited September 20, 2000).]


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