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Jim Fiscus' Atlanta Ballet Photos for Performance Art

By: Katie Cordrey - Published: • References: facebook and stocklandmartelblog
Jim Fiscus’ Atlanta Ballet photos of exuberant dancers are an exhilarating visual invitation to attend a recital. Many of our cultural images of ballet are recollections of 19th century painters, like Degas and Renoir, but as a performance art, ballet is vibrant and contemporary.

To make the lively and unexpected aspects of ballet a little more clear, some of Jim Fiscus’ Atlanta Ballet photos capture contemporary dancers in mid-air. Other images present dancers in what might not be thought of as ballet attire -- Victorian-era frockcoats and top hats, for example.