A dance interpretation of Poussin's The Abduction of the Sabine Women

Hbny (pronounced eh-boh-nee) is a dance film by Chris Emile, commissioned by the Getty Museum in response to Nicolas Poussin’s ‘The Abduction of the Sabine Women.’ Here a new narrative is imagined for the mythic tribe of the Sabines, of whom little is known outside of their victimization by Roman conquerors, famously depicted in Poussin’s masterwork… continue reading on https://www.nowness.com/series/just-dance/hbny


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