Reference Entry

abstrakter Tanz

Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell

in The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

Second edition

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199563449
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727658
abstrakter Tanz

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Term used by *Schlemmer to describe the dance aesthetic he developed at the Bauhaus, Weimar, during the mid-1920s. Dancers dressed in elaborate, disguising costumes were choreographed to create the effect of colours and geometric forms moving in space, rather than to portray individuals or relationships....

Reference Entry.  48 words. 

Subjects: Dance

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