The Ballets Russes and the Art of Design

Hardcover $50.00

Dec 01, 2009 | 208 Pages

  • Hardcover $50.00

    Dec 01, 2009 | 208 Pages


“This deluxe book from The Monacelli Press is beautifully illustrated and includes a number of varied essays which offer a thorough and lively exploration of the many accomplishments of this extraordinary dance company.” —Bart Boehlert’s Beautiful Things

Table Of Contents

Peter Rand

Chapter One
Designing Dance
John E. Bowlt

Chapter Two
Ballets Russes Costumes and the Art of Design
Sarah Woodcock

Chapter Three
The Evidence of the Backcloth
Sarah Woodcock

Chapter Four
Hartford’s Historic Evening
Eric Zafran

Chapter Five
Posters of the Ballets Russes
Alston Purvis

Chapter Six
Still Dancing: Photographs and Postcards of the Ballets Russes
Anna Winestein

Chapter Seven
In His Own Voice: Diaghilev in the British Press
Lynn Garafola

Chapter Eight
The Dancing Museum
Eric Zafran

Chapter Nine
Collecting Designs for the Ballets Russes: A Conversation
Nina Lobanov-Rostovsky and Nikita D. Lobanov-Rostovsky

Chapter Ten
The Ballets Russes on the Auction Block
Anna Winestein





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