A stunning celebration of movement and dance in hundreds of breathtaking photographs by the creative team behind NYC Dance Project.
The Art of Movement is an exquisite collection of photographs by well-known dance photographers Ken Browar and Deborah Ory that capture the movement, flow, energy, and grace of many of the most accomplished dancers in the world. Featured are more than 70 dancers from companies including American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Martha Graham Dance Company, Boston Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, The Royal Ballet, Abraham in Motion, and many more. Accompanying the photographs are intimate and inspiring words from the dancers, as well as from choreographers and artistic directors on what dance means to them.
About the Author
Ken Browar is a renowned fashion and beauty photographer whose work has appeared in Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire, and many other European fashion magazines. His passion for dance began when he lived in Paris and photographed dancers for the Paris Opera Ballet.
Deborah Ory has been a dancer since age seven. She began her photography career while injured as a dancer, photographing rehearsals. She has worked as a photo editor at House & Garden and Mirabella, and has shot editorial work for Self, Health, Martha Stewart Living, and Real Simple. Browar and Ory are the creative team behind NYC Dance Project. NYC Dance Project's work has been featured in magazines worldwide including Harper's Bazaar, Vogue Italia, L'Uomo Vogue, and Glamour.
"NYC Dance Project present a compendium of their visually striking photographs. The hundreds of images in this volume defy the static limitations of the page with brilliant dynamism in a breathtaking homage to the art and beauty of the human form."
"The Art of Movement, by Ken Browar and Deborah Ory, is a lusciously photographed collection of dancers in motion that captures ephemeral moments of gravity-defying grace. The book features some of the world's most accomplished performers-as Martha Graham termed them, athletes of God."
—Natalie Beach, Oprah.com
"In the book The Art of Movement, Ken Browar and Deborah Ory of NYC Dance Project capture some of the most accomplished dancers in the world in a series of striking poses. Here, Misty Copeland, Marcelo Gomes, Charlotte Landreau and others share what they've learned through their dedication to dance."—The Guardian
"Ken Browar and Deborah Ory's breathtaking dance photography captures both the stillness of a single instant and the vitality of movement. Their portfolio was the highlight of our March 2016 issue recreation of Edgar Degas's masterworks, featuring Misty Copeland, and their oeuvre doesn't end there. Bravo, Ken and Deobrah, on a stunning and visceral body of work."
—Glenda Bailey, editor-in-chief, Harper's Bazaar
"Ken Browar and Deborah Ory have captured dazzling strength, fierce focus, and abundant joy in these arresting images of extraordinary artists. All of us who love dance love moments that crackle with electricity and possibility. Thanks to Ken and Deborah, we have an abundance of riches."—Kara Medoff Barnett, executive director, American Ballet Theatre