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Diaghilev costume and set designs, chiefly for Diaghilev"s ballets. by Arts Council of Great Britain.

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Published by Arts Council of Great Britain in London .
Written in English


  • Diaghilev, Serge.

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Catalogue of travelling exhibition held October 1967-April 1968.

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Open LibraryOL20703483M

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May 24,  · The exhibition “Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, ,” at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, celebrates the synergy of dance with music and visual arts. Ballets Russes De Serge Diaghilev 17 Programs, Scrapbooks, Photograph Albums, Photographs 16 Costume Design Featuring an eight-page gallery of full-color illustrations, here is a major new biography of Serge Diaghilev, founder and impresario of the Ballets Russes, who revolutionized ballet by bringing together composers such as Stravinsky and Prokofiev, dancers and choreographers such as Nijinsky and Karsavina, Fokine and Balanchine, and artists such as Picasso, Matisse, Bakst, and Goncharova. This has been the credo of the greatest ballet choreographers of the post-Diaghilev period. Scheijen concludes his book on a note of quiet sorrow. Diaghilev, in his last years, may have tired of Author: Joan Acocella.