Dance Legend Mikhail Baryshnikov To Exhibit Photographs in Miami

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Mikhail Baryshnikov's "Merce My Way" photographic exhibit is held inside Mark Seliger's gallery 401 Projects on March 15, 2008 in New York City.  (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Mikhail Baryshnikov’s “Merce My Way” photographic exhibit is held inside Mark Seliger’s gallery 401 Projects on March 15, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Dance legend Mikhail Baryshnikov is in South Florida preparing to launch his first solo photography show, “Dance This Way.”

The dancer, turned actor, turned photographer went behind the camera lens years ago to photograph dancers and dancing.

The exhibit, which opens Friday Feb. 24th at the Gary Nader Arts Center in Wynwood, highlights ethnic dance, hip-hop, ballet, popular dance and more from all over the world.

His pictures show how dancers move through space, capturing movement and stillness at the same time.

Gary Nader and Baryshnikov will be donate a percentage of sales from the show to Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program.

The Gary Nader Art Centre is situated in the heart of the Wynwood Arts District at 62 Northeast 27th Street in Miami.

The exhibit runs from Feb. 24th through March, during normal gallery hours.

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