In an interesting move — but one which makes sense given that we knew nothing of ballet before this — French street artist JR has teamed up with the New York City Ballet as part of their Art Series 2014 to create a unique installation inspired by the energy of the dancers. Incorporating a giant sheet of white paper in the shape of an eye onto the set, contemporary dancers will interact with JR‘s installation in three live performances over three evenings at the Lincoln Center on January 23rd, February 7th and 13th, 2014. Check out the video above where JR talks about his creative process and the way he worked with the ballet to create a new artwork. You can pick up tickets to the shows here.
French Street Artist JR X The New York City Ballet. Yes, Seriously.
January 7th 2014
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