Cinderella by William Wegman
(Fay's Fairy Tales)

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In her haste to flee the palace before her fairy godmother's magic loses effect, Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper. Photographs show the characters depicted as dogs.

About William Wegman

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William Wegman was born in 1943 in Holyoke, Massachusetts. He received a B.F.A. in painting from the Massachusetts College of Art in 1965. In 1967, He received an M.F.A. in painting and printmaking at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. Wegman taught painting at various universities, but later became interested in photography and video. Wegman may be best-known for his photography involving his Weimaraner dogs in various poses and costumes. His work can be seen in museums throughout Europe and the United States, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Wegman was on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson Show in 1992, and his dogs have had appearances on Saturday Night Live and Sesame Street. Wegman lives in New York and Maine.
Published April 1, 1993 by Hyperion Book CH. 40 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Political & Social Sciences.

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With his signature humorous, surreal photographs of weimaraners, the creator of Man's Best Friend glibly retells a much-loved story. Wegman poses his canine models in minimal sets; the dogs' heads pop

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(In one scene a character extends a human foot with garish red toenails to try on the glass slipper.) The unkind stepmother, wearing a disheveled black wig, intimidates readers with a cold gaze;

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William Wegman, known for the Polaroids he has taken of two of his expressive weimaraners, the late Man Ray and Fay Ray, has decked more than a dozen dogs in satin and tulle for a wonderful and unusual version of the Cinderella story.

Apr 09 1993 | Read Full Review of Cinderella (Fay's Fairy Tales)

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