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The Lulu plays

Author: Frank WedekindSamuel A Eliot, Jr.William KentridgeAndrew HoyemSusan SchaeferAll authors
Publisher: San Francisco : The Arion Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The images are derived from brush and ink drawings for projections for Kentridge's 2015 production of Alban Berg's opera Lulu, which was based on the two Wedekind plays from the turn of the century, Earth Spirit and Pandora's Box. Following its acclaimed run at the Metropolitan Opera, Kentridge's production opens in London November 9, 2016 at the English National Opera, and in Rome on May 17, 2017... Kentridge drew  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Artists' books
Typefaces (Type evidence)
German drama
Named Person: William Kentridge; William Kentridge
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Wedekind; Samuel A Eliot, Jr.; William Kentridge; Andrew Hoyem; Susan Schaefer; Arion Press,; Hahnemühle FineArt GmbH,
OCLC Number: 925546792
Notes: "The translation ... is from Trajedies of sex by Frank Wedekind, translation and introduction by Samuel A. Eliot, Jr., New York, Boni and Liveright, 1923"--Page 10.
"The Lulu Plays is the one-hundred-and-fourth publication of the Arion Press. It was designed and produced under the direction of Andrew Hoyem with the assistance of Blake Riley, Brian Ferrett, Christopher Godek, Ben Davidson, Sarah Songer, Rochelle Youk, Nathalie Roland, Diana Ketcham, Casey Kolodin, and Julie Willing. The edition is limited to four hundred numbered copies for sale and twenty-six lettered copies for complimentary distribution. Of the four hundred copies, forty are accompanied by an extra suite of four prints. The types are Perpetua and Gill Sans in Monotype composition, with handset Perpetua, Claudius, and Neuland for display. The paper is Hahnemühle Biblio. The sixty-seven illustrations were printed by four-color offset lithography under the direction of Susan Schaefer. All copies of the book are signed by the artist"--Colophon.
Title page and text printed in red and black.
Issued in slip-case.
Description: 169 pages : illustrations ; 35 cm
Contents: Earth-spirit = Erdgeist --
Pandora's box = Die Büchse der Pandora.
Other Titles: Plays.
Responsibility: by Frank Wedekind ; with sixty-seven drawings by William Kentridge.

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"The images are derived from brush and ink drawings for projections for Kentridge's 2015 production of Alban Berg's opera Lulu, which was based on the two Wedekind plays from the turn of the century, Earth Spirit and Pandora's Box. Following its acclaimed run at the Metropolitan Opera, Kentridge's production opens in London November 9, 2016 at the English National Opera, and in Rome on May 17, 2017... Kentridge drew with brush and ink on dictionary pages." -- from www.arionpress.com/catalog/104.htm (viewed 6 December 2016).

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