Rick Guest's new exhibition explores the dark side of dancing, featuring ballerinas as you've never seen them before
By Phoebe Trimingham|
If your image of a ballerina is someone pink and fluffy twirling around to Disney, then this new addition to the London photography calendar will make you appreciate 'Swan Lake' on a whole, new level. Photo-mastermind Rick Guest reveals the reality of life as a ballerina in 'What Lies Beneath'. Ignoring all the gloss and tutus, he focuses on tough training regimes and the impact that they have on dancers' bodies. It also features Guest’s long time muse, The Royal Ballet’s Principal Edward Watson and Artistic Director of the English National Ballet Tamara Rojo. We've picked out some highlights below to get you in the dancing mood...
London's cultural menu doesn't start and finish with paint on canvas – experience a whole new world of artistic awesomeness at these blockbuster photography exhibitions, taking place at venues including The Photographers' Gallery and Getty Images Gallery.