Dances and Festivities of the 16th–18th Centuries

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Filip Heyduk, Martin Strnad

An exceptional exhibition catalog that explores the theme of dances and associated festivities in visual arts, unprecedented in this form worldwide. It presents an immense range of diverse visual material capturing dance in its various types and forms. The catalog is commented on not only by art historians but also by dance historians, musicologists, theater scholars, and ethnographers. It also includes a DVD specially produced for this exhibition, featuring contributions from leading choreographers and dancers of historical dances.

The book received the award for the Most Beautiful Book of the Year 2008 in the catalog category.