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A Gallery For Fine Photography : Josephine Sacabo : Those Who Dance


A Gallery for Fine Photography presents THOSE WHO DANCE, a new collection of twenty-one 25 x 19″ hand-pulled photogravures printed on Japanese kozo by contemporary artist Josephine Sacabo. THOSE WHO DANCE tells the story of Nahui Olin, an incomparable woman born into and later expelled from Mexico’s high society in the early 20th century, who was both artist and muse to the likes of Diego Rivera and Edward Weston. Sacabo’s images embody the mystery and otherworldly quality of their subject, a woman who refused to capitulate to the boundaries of her societal milieu and was punished severely for it. Sacabo recasts this injustice as a moment of triumph – her photographs express the beautiful, joyful abandon in dancing to the music of one’s own soul.   THOSE WHO DANCE “…those who dance were called insane by those who could not hear the music” – NIETZSCHE                                                                          ...

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