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[Dirty dancing

Title
[Dirty dancing / Alice Simpson].
Author
Simpson, Alice.
Publication
[New York : A. Simpson,], 1995.

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TextSupervised use *MGZGV 06-3148Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
Simpson, Alice.
Description
1 v. : col. ill.; 27 x 26 cm.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Calligraphy – United States – 20th century.
  • Artists' books – United States – 20th century.
Note
  • Limited edition of two hand-painted copies bound in pink and chartreuse leather with yellow leather onlay of dancers in silhouette. "Edition No. 1- , 1996 (revised 2005)"--www.alicesimpson.com/DIRTY_DANCING.html
  • Accordion book (25 x 114 cm.) with hand-painted, die-cut figures; watercolor on Canson paper.
Biography (note)
  • "It was the 1950's. In darkened, wood paneled basements in Queens, we danced the forbidden dances, such as The Grind, which were even banned from American Bandstand. In exquisite torment and fervid adolescent desire we defined our newly discovered sexuality in the insistent and erotic beat." -- www.alicesimpson.com/DIRTY_DANCING.html
Exhibitions (note)
  • Exhibited: "Book as Art VIII," Library and Research Center, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C. For information on the exhibition, see Wasserman, Krystyna. "Book as Art VIII : Experiments in Sharing." Women in the Arts (Summer 1996), p. 13-14.
Call Number
*MGZGV 06-3148
OCLC
643818372
Author
Simpson, Alice.
Title
[Dirty dancing / Alice Simpson].
Imprint
[New York : A. Simpson,], 1995.
Exhibitions
Exhibited: "Book as Art VIII," Library and Research Center, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C. For information on the exhibition, see Wasserman, Krystyna. "Book as Art VIII : Experiments in Sharing." Women in the Arts (Summer 1996), p. 13-14.
Biography
"It was the 1950's. In darkened, wood paneled basements in Queens, we danced the forbidden dances, such as The Grind, which were even banned from American Bandstand. In exquisite torment and fervid adolescent desire we defined our newly discovered sexuality in the insistent and erotic beat." -- www.alicesimpson.com/DIRTY_DANCING.html
Local Note
Dance Divison copy signed and dated in pencil on back endpaper by the artist: Simpson, 1995.
Added Author
Simpson, Alice. Binder. Calligrapher. Illustrator
Simpson, Alice. Signer NN-PD
Research Call Number
*MGZGV 06-3148
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