"The Ballerina and the Poet" (1986)

"The Ballerina and the Poet," 1986
16mm film, black-and-white, 2 1/2 minutes
Courtesy Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York

"Ballet- I love it because it is pathetic and in its way ridiculous for people to walk around on stilts. It’s foolish, and there is something beautiful and sad about it, and very mortal in a way. I love the mixture of things in it."

- Eleanor Antin