THE NUREYEV LEGACY COLLECTION; Nureyev: As you have never seen him before; From the archives of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts; a rare opportunity to own historically significant ballet photographs, personally selected by Rudolf Nureyev

During New York Fashion Week 2008, Rudy Nureyev Still A Fashion Influence

February 8, 2008

Nureyev's legacy apparently not only ... (More)

Life Behind the Metaphor Photos Posted on for Review

February 1, 2008

We're sharing the unique photographs from Life Behind the Metaphor on The book cover photo has already caught the attention of the Flickr group "Rudolph Nureyev." The group has incorporated some really interesting photos of the ballet great: check them out (including our contribution of "Nureyev: At the Barre") on Flickr. Thanks to ... (More)

International Theatre and Film Books to Offer Life Behind the Metaphor Exclusively in Amsterdam

January 22, 2008

We're pleased to announce that International Theatre and Film Books (ITFB) ... (More)

The Dutch National Ballet's Friends Magazine Reviews Life Behind the Metaphor

January 18, 2008

More media news: The coordinator of the ... (More)

Dance Magazine Recommends Life Behind the Metaphor In Its December 2007 Issue

January 15, 2008

We're pleased to note that Dance Magazine included Life Behind the Metaphor in its article "Gift Ideas for Dance Lovers." Reviewer Kina Poon calls the book "beautifully produced," saying:

While Nureyev inevitably shines with his glorious ballon and charismatic looks, his sound bites are also pungent. Among other gems, there's Nureyev insisting that the photographer ... (More)

Life Behind the Metaphor reviewed by Library Journal!

November 28, 2007

We just saw that, in September, Library Journal reviewed our book of photographs of legendary dancer Rudolf Nureyev, Life Behind the Metaphor:
Rudolf Nureyev leaps off the pages in this stunning collection of 80 black-and-white photographs from a 15-year period during which he toured the United States with the Dutch National Ballet (DNB). Drawn from the archives of ... (More)

Life Behind the Metaphor featured in Time Out New York's Gift Guide!

November 28, 2007

Time Out New York has featured our book, Life Behind the Metaphor, in the Dance section of its holiday Gift Guide. Go check out the mention, and see what other great gifts they recommend for the dance enthusiast on your shopping list!

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Free preview chapter of Life Behind the Metaphor

October 4, 2007

For those of you who would like to know more about our new book of Nureyev photographs, Life Behind the Metaphor, you can now download a sample PDF of an entire book chapter.

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Nureyev book, Life Behind the Metaphor, now on sale!

October 4, 2007

Roger Urban's book of rare photographs of ballet legend Rudolf Nureyev, Life Behind the Metaphor, is officially on sale, beginning this week! Visit to order your copy today.

The vital information from the web site:
Featuring more than 80 exquisite duotone photographs, and printed using a stochastic process and inks developed for ... (More)

Roger Urban visits the NYPL ... and brings copies of Life Behind the Metaphor

September 25, 2007

Last week, Roger Urban made a trip from Boston to New York City to visit the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. With him, he brought several advance copies of Life Behind the Metaphor. Acme Bookbinding was kind enough to speedily and expertly hand-bind these copies (ahead of the main batch) just for this occasion.

The books were extremely well-received. Visiting supporters ... (More)
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