Artists and Animals #30
They Were Collaborators #593


George Balanchine and his cat Murka, who he trained to do grand jetés, only Murka landed with all four feet, not one.

4 comments:

Marc said...

freakin great photo

Greg said...

It was photographed at just the right moment.

BwcaBrownie said...

"The Washington Post once wrote that

‘Balanchine is to ballet what Tiger Woods is to golf: so far above the competition as to be playing a different game.’

and cats rarely disappoint.

Greg said...

Great quote. Also, cats are wonderful. That's mine in my avatar.