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Diaghilev: Creator of the Ballets Russes. Art. Music. Dance

KODICEK, Ann, ed

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ISBN 10: 0853316880 / ISBN 13: 9780853316886
Published by Barbican Art Gallery, London, 1996
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Extensively illustrated. 175pp., 8vo, printed wrappers; brief inscription on front free endpaper. London: Barbican Art Gallery, (1996). A near fine copy. With Contributions by Rosamund Bartlett, Lynn Garafola, Gleb Pospelov, etc. Bookseller Inventory # 270245

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Title: Diaghilev: Creator of the Ballets Russes. ...

Publisher: Barbican Art Gallery, London

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: paperback

Book Condition: near fine

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Book by Bartlett, Rosamund, Garafola, Lynn, Pospelov, Gleb, Pozharskaia, Militsa, Schouvaloff, Alexander, Vershinina, Irina

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In his own words, Serge Diaghilev was "a great charlatan," "a great charmer," "a person with a lot of logic and few principles," and "someone afflicted...with a complete absence of talent." Regardless, he was destined for greatness. An unparalleled impresario with an uncanny eye for talent and innovation, Diaghilev introduced the West to any number of Russian artists?among them Fyodor Chaliapin, Michel Fokine, Tamara Karsavina, Vaslav Nijinsky, Leon Bakst, and Alexandre Benois?and was the singular force behind the Ballets Russes, a cultural benchmark for the 20th century. This catalog to a British exhibition curated after the demise of communism includes previously inaccessible art and artifacts on loan from a variety of Russian sources. Written by dance and theater historians and critics, the essays emphasize the origins and the development of Diaghilev's highly successful career. Reproductions of Bakst's ornately beautiful costumes, photographs of ballet legends in character and in informal poses, and paintings by Russian artists rarely seen in the West provide the reader with a glimpse of the visual splendor and richness that greeted those fortunate to see the exhibition. For the rest of us, this catalog complements, but does not replace, other books on Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, such as Lynn Garafola's Art and Enterprise in Diaghilev's Ballet Russes (LJ 7/89) and Richard Buckle's Diaghilev (LJ 10/1/79). Highly recommended for large public and academic libraries as well as for specialized dance, music, and theater collections.?Joan Stahl, National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.
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