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Elemental Associations
The earliest of Greek natural philosophers, Thales, in considering which was the most basic element in the cosmos, from which the cosmos was made, supposed that the cosmos was made of Water. Later, Heraclitus decided that the most basic element in the cosmos...
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Review: Stephen Petronio Company Revives 'Glacial Decoy,' With Its Supple Sylphs
Who wouldn't want the chance to be a slippery, flitting postmodern sylph? In “Glacial Decoy,” Trisha Brown's superb 1979 work featuring sets, costumes and visual direction by Robert Rauschenberg, five dancers wearing diaphanous shoulder-baring dresses ...
The 23 Best Beauty Moments From the Fall 2016 Runways
Leave it to designer Jeremy Scott to send the models down his runway as cowgirls in outer space. Night Sprites. Rodarte's vampy sylphs floated down the runway with blood red lips and garland crowns.
How Street Style Has Changed the Way Models Dress
Before street style, photos of models backstage or outside the shows were humanizing, in a way—reminders that even Calvin Klein's glamorous Russian sylphs often looked like regular, awkwardly dressed teenagers off the catwalk.
Glittery Sylphs, Decorated Camels, Cracked Earthen Paintings, and Botched Machismo
DALLAS — At 37,000 square feet, the Dallas Contemporary (DC) is a leviathan when it comes to programming. Like premier art spaces across the developed world, its cavernous gut is a product of the Siamese twins of urban revitalization: ...
Peter Martins, dipping into his past while bounding into the future
In this 1836 ballet, a Scottish laird named James is rude to a witch, who in turn ruins his life and kills his sweetheart, the fairylike sylph of the title.

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