TITLE

Costumes of the Ballets Russes

AUTHOR(S)
Bell, Robert
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Artonview;Spring2008, Issue 55, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article features the Ballets Russes collection of the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, the Australian Capital Territory. According to the article, the costumes worn by ballet dancers of Russian arts producer Serge Diaghilev form the main part of the collection. It notes that the collection is one of the major asserts of the museum and is one of the world's largest collections of the material. It states that selections from the collection are regularly displayed in the International Art galleries to show their relationship to other design and decorative arts.
ACCESSION #
34244668

 

Related Articles

  • Diaghilev's many unsung successes. Andreae, Christopher // Christian Science Monitor;4/1/96, Vol. 88 Issue 87, p16 

    Focuses on Sergei Diaghilev (1872-1929), an impresario. Details of a letter written to his stepmother after he dreamt of becoming a composer; Background information on Diaghilev; Information on Diaghilev's artists; Diaghilev's story told in an exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery, London;...

  • The dance of the Avant-gardes. Hillyer, Lynda // Dancing Times;Feb2006, Vol. 96 Issue 1146, p29 

    The article provides information on the La Danza delle Avanguardie exhibition, which opened on December 17, 2005 at Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto in Northern Italy. The exhibition illustrates the world of dance as an expression of the artists whose ideas are ahead...

  • Priceless Theatre Exhibits.  // Dancing Times;Jun2005, Vol. 95 Issue 1138, p57 

    The article highlights the exhibition "Diaghilev Ballet Evening," organized by the Theatre Museum and was held at the museum's Covent Garden in London, England. The art exhibition featured the priceless collection of costumes in ballet dancing made for ballet dancer Serge Diaghilev. The...

  • Diaghilev's Ballets Russes costumes make a triumphant return to Europe. Bell, Robert // Artonview;Winter2005, Issue 42, p34 

    The article reviews the exhibition "Working for Diaghilev," featuring the work of Russian arts producer Serge Diaghilev at the Groninger Museum in The Netherlands.

  • SERGUÉI DIAGUILEV. Ruiz De Samaniego, Alberto // Arte y Parte;abr/may2012, Issue 98, p8 

    The article discusses the work of the Russian ballet impresario Serge Diaghilev. Particular focus is paid to the many different ballet performances produced by Diaghilev for his ballet company, the Ballets Russes, during the early 20th century. Images of costumes worn by Ballets Russes dancers...

  • Revivals: Costumes for Song and Dance.  // Antiques & Collecting Magazine;May2006, Vol. 111 Issue 3, p10 

    The article provides information on the exhibition "Revivals: Costumes for Song and Dance," at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut until August 13, 2006. Design sketches and costumes for the 1971 Broadway revival of the musical comedy, "No, No, Nanette," were provided by Raoul...

  • Treating the costume for a squid. Sphoer, Debra // Artonview;Winter2008, Issue 54, p33 

    The article discusses the conservation of a costume designed by artist Natalia Goncharova for a squid character in Les Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev's 1916 production of "Sadko." It is noted that the costume had been poorly repaired using stiff nylon netting with adhesive tape before it was...

  • Collaborating on the spirit of a new age. Harris, D. // Architectural Digest;Sep89, Vol. 46 Issue 9, p42 

    Describes the collaboration efforts of Serge Diaghilev, director of the Ballets Russes, and fashion designer Gabrielle Chanel in the early 1900s. Chanel's financial support of the Ballets Russes; Costume design for the Ballet's productions.

  • Diaghileff. Selders, Gilbert // New Republic;9/11/1929, Vol. 60 Issue 771, p97 

    Focuses on the life and works of artist Serge Diaghileff in Soviet Union. Observation to the Russian Ballet; Contribution in the field of ballet; Personal background.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics