What is a Print?

What is a Print? Warrington Colescott is an experienced and inventive printmaker. Click this link for an interactive exploration of basic printmaking processes.

Interpretations of Death in Venice

Warrington Colescott wasn't the only one to interpret Death in Venice through another medium. See clips from the film, opera, and ballet adaptations below.

FILM    Death in Venice (Morte a Venezia) by Luchino Visconti, 1971

In Luchino Visconti's film addaptation of Death in Venice, Gustav von Aschenbach is a composer rather than a writer. This is the final scene of the movie, showing his death.

OPERA    Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten

In this clip of a 2013 stage performance by English National Opera, Gustav von Aschenbach experiences a frightful dream.

The following clip from the 1981 film adaptation of the opera, directed by Tony Palmer, shows the barber shop scene, during which Gustav von Aschenbach tries to appear younger to attract Tadzio's attention.

BALLET    A Dance of Death by John Neumeier

John Neumeier portrays von Aschenbach as a choreographer. In this clip, performed by the Hamburg Ballet, Gustav von Aschenbach choreographs a duet inspired by Tadzio's beauty.