The marionette in art

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The book vividly shows the evolution of the puppet from simple to highly complex fictional character.










An artistically designed puppet is a figure that can significantly enhance their significance by their own movements.

When a sculptor creates a figure, he freezes a momentary pose or expression for all time. All his creativity is focused on this one moment. When making a marionette, by contrast, the focus is on mobility.





 Much space in this book takes a carefully illustrated essay titled "Moving Art" field. It spans the wide arc of the pendulum physical laws up to the virtuoso, supernaturally beautiful dance with the ballerina, the Kleist in his essay "On the Marionette Theatre" describes.. more