At the beginning of the 21st century, the unique art form of burlesque is enjoying a strong resurgence in popularity worldwide. Audiences are eager for all the humor, glamor and generous curves that burlesque artists have to offer. Through their colorful performances, the playful art of seduction is more tempting than ever. Exclusive venues in the U.S. and Canada now rustle to the sound of silk, feathers and chic undergarments. Burlesque leaves no one indifferent, not even serious Europeans as this new alluring trend from Hollywood has swept London, Paris, Rome, Amsterdam and Helsinki. Conquered by the art of seduction, the world is slowly letting itself be tantalized by the controversial art of the “strip-tease”.
Throughout Burlesque: The True Art of Seduction, author Michel Grondin paints a vibrant and extensive portrait of this up and coming art, helping the reader to better understand its roots and stunning vitality. Burlesque pays tribute to all the distinguished female performers of the past, while celebrating its newest and most-skilled practitioners. Through in-depth and impassioned research, the author recounts a captivating slice of history in the process.
Burlesque: The True Art of Seduction, By Michel Grondin and Scarlett James
- Client - Cogito
- Date Completed - 2011
- Skills/Tools Used - Design, Book