"When Sergei Diaghilev was educating his young proteges to become choreographers for the Ballets Russes, he used to walk them around the great art galleries of Europe: pointing out the grouping of figures in a Renaissance painting, or the mechanistic energies of futurist art. Diaghilev understood that the principles of composing bodies and space in art were closely allied to those of dance."
Any thoughts on this one ?
Any works of art that you would like to discuss ?
Any dances ?
This is an interesting one.
"The Birth of Venus" by Sandro Botticelli
"In this work, as was Botticelli's desire , the essential element of the composition is the line….He sought through the values of a musical line dancing and sinuous, melodic harmony of the composition…."
(loose translation from a momentarily lost, by me, source)