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Finding the Ballets Russes in NYC - Part One.

Whenever I go, intentionally or not, I seem to find something to do with Diaghilev and The Ballets Russes.

For the last week I have been in New York and on Monday I visited the Met Museum – one of my favourite museums. 323 more words

In search of Pavlova...

Over the last 12 days I have been exploring Scotland by train (and ferry and occasionally bus and even taxi!) – it was brilliant adventure. When I was in Glasgow I went to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. 439 more words

Ballets Russes Google Doodle

Yesterday marked the 145th birthday of Ballets Russes impresario Serge Diaghilev – to celebrate this Google created a doodle in his honour.

Without Diaghilev the arts and in particular ballet would be very different. 166 more words

Il Carnevale di Venezia omaggia Sergeji Diaghilev

Un Gala nel nome di Sergeji Diaghilev, l’impresario della leggendaria compagnia di danza classica fondata nel 1909, i Ballets Russes. Diaghilev Gala, con i primi ballerini del moscovita Teatro di Stato dell’Opera e… 93 more words


Rodin and Dance: The Essence of Movement @ Courtauld Gallery

The exhibition space at the Courtauld Gallery is relatively small, just a little ante-room and a larger hall-shaped room. In these two spaces the gallery is hosting a scholarly exhibition devoted to a series of small sculptures of dancers created by the great French sculptor Auguste Rodin and titled… 1,254 more words


Archive Exhibition Review • LAURA KNIGHT AT THE THEATRE • The Lowry Galleries • 2008

Although these two exhibitions must be appreciated independently (and indeed I think, frankly, there would seem to be no advantage in being considered together), there is a little fun to be had in comparing and contrasting these two 20th century painters from such different backgrounds. 714 more words



Deux expositions pour le prix d’une cet automne à Monaco. Two exhibitions for the price of one this fall in Monaco.

Two exhibitions currently underway at the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco highlight the important role played by dance in reinforcing Monaco’s standing on the international cultural scene. 439 more words