The Art of the Ballets Russes. The Russian Seasons in Paris 1908-29

The Art of the Ballets Russes. The Russian Seasons in Paris 1908-29
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The Art of the Ballets Russes. The Russian Seasons in Paris 1908-29The Art of the Ballets Russes. The Russian Seasons in Paris 1908-29The Art of the Ballets Russes. The Russian Seasons in Paris 1908-29

Militsa Pozharskyaya & Tatiana Volodina. Foreword by Clement Crisp.

Aurum Press. London. 1990. First English language edition. First published in Russian in 1988. Green cloth-bound hardback, dust jacket. 288 pages. Profusely illustrated in colour and monochrome, tipped-in colour frontispiece. English. 255 x 19105mm. 2.3kg. 1854100823. Fine; in shrink-wrap.

A study of the set and costume designs produced for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. The book focusses specifically on the artwork created for the ballet company's performances in Paris between 1908 and 1929. Artists include Bakst, Benois, Braque, de Chirico, Derain, Ernst, Gris, Matisse, Miro, Rouault, Sert, Utrillo, Cocteau and Picasso. There is a list of ballets performed in each year, as well as short biographies of each artist and the ballets they contributed to.

Price :  £80.00