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Ballets russes : the art of costume / Robert Bell ; with essays by Christine Dixon ... [et al.]
Bib ID 4979133
Format BookBook
Author
Bell, Robert, 1946-
 
Description Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 2010 
264 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 29 cm. 
ISBN 9780642541574
Summary

Published in conjunction with a major exhibition of the National Gallery of Australia's renowned collection of costumes from the Ballets Russes. Integrating design, music and dance and encouraging the artistic experimentation and the collaboration of artists, choreographers and composers, Diaghilev created the new art of modern ballet.

Full contents
  • The Ballets Russes costume legacy
  • Wild dream: imagining the Ballets Russes
  • Spectacular histories: the Ballets Russes, the past and the classical tradition
  • Modern art, modern ballet
  • Costumes for Les Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev 1909-29
  • Costumes of Colonel de Basil's Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo 1931-40
  • People, patronage and promotion: the Ballets Russes tours to Australia, 1936-40
  • Sights unseen: tags, stamps and stains
  • Notes
  • The designers
 
Notes

Catalogue of an exhibition held at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 10 December 2010 - 20 March 2011.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-256) and index.

Subjects National Gallery of Australia - Catalogs.  |  Ballets russes - Exhibitions.  |  Ballets russes du Col. W. de Basil - Exhibitions.  |  Ballet - Costume - Exhibitions.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Dixon, Christine  |  National Gallery of Australia
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Art of costume

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