Tableau vivant facts for kids
A tableau vivant is when people pose and make the scene look like the one in a picture. People in a tableau vivant don't move or speak. The name comes from French, and translates as "living picture". The plural is tableaux vivants.
At the beginning of the 20th century, they became notorious, because usually naked women would present them in revue theatres.
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A living statue is the modern version of a tableau vivant. This one is in Santiago de Chile
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