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Drawing the curtain : Maurice Sendak's designs for opera and ballet

Author: Rachel FedermanLiam DoonaChristopher MattalianoAvi SteinbergColin B BaileyAll authors
Publisher: New York : The Morgan Library & Museum ; Munich ; London ; New York : DelMonico Books/Prestel, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book showcases a lesser-known aspect of Maurice Sendak's oeuvre-his set designs for opera and ballets.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Named Person: Maurice Sendak; Maurice Sendak; Maurice Sendak
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Federman; Liam Doona; Christopher Mattaliano; Avi Steinberg; Colin B Bailey; Pierpont Morgan Library,
ISBN: 9783791358550 3791358553
OCLC Number: 1090696866
Notes: Published on the occassion of an exhibition held at the Morgan Library & Museum, New York, June 14 - October 6, 2019.
Foreword by Colin B. Bailey.
Description: 207 pages : color illustrations ; 26 x 30 cm
Contents: Director's foreword / Colin B. Bailey --
Acknowledgments --
Moving images: Maurice Sendak's second career / Rachel Federman --
Where the wild things are --
The magic flute --
The illustrated opera/Opera illustrated: Maurice Sendak's designs for The magic flute / Liam Doona --
The love for three oranges --
The cunning little vixen --
Exploring a new forest: Sendak's work on The cunning little vixen / Avi Steinberg --
Nutcracker --
Mavericks: a conversation with Christopher Mattaliano --
Contributors --
Selected bibliography.
Responsibility: Rachel Federman ; with contributions by Liam Doona, Christopher Mattaliano, Avi Steinberg.

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