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The fourth wall

Author: Amy Arbus
Publisher: New York : Welcome Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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What happens when a performing actor leaves behind his lines, staging, sets, and lighting, and steps beyond the fourth wall? For three years, Amy Arbus has been exploring this question in a series of dramatic portraits of celebrated actors, both on and off Broadway. Fully costumed but stripped of their context, Arbus's actors remain in character as they step outside the fiction of theater into the reality of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildband
Portraits
Named Person: Amy Arbus; Amy Arbus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Arbus
ISBN: 9781599620442 1599620448
OCLC Number: 166380134
Description: 148 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: by Amy Arbus ; foreword by John Patrick Shanley.
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What happens when a performing actor leaves behind his lines, staging, sets, and lighting, and steps beyond the fourth wall? For three years, Amy Arbus has been exploring this question in a series of dramatic portraits of celebrated actors, both on and off Broadway. Fully costumed but stripped of their context, Arbus's actors remain in character as they step outside the fiction of theater into the reality of the world beyond.

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..".Dramatic portraits by Amy Arbus..her images achieve an unexpected blend of spectacle and high art, formality and spontaneity, vulnerability and pretense." -Photo Review Magazine "As a veteran Read more...

 
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