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Author Bell, Robert, 1946-

Title Ballets Russes : the art of costume / Robert Bell ; with essays by Christine Dixon ... [et al.].

Imprint Canberra : National Gallery of Australia ; Seattle, Wash. : Distributed in the USA by University of Washington Press, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    792.8026 BEL    Available
Description 264 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Note Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Dec. 10, 2010-March 20, 2011. The costumes in the book are drawn entirely from the Gallery's Ballets Russes collection.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Ballets russes costume legacy / Robert Bell -- Wild dream: imagining the Ballets russes / Robert Bell -- Spectacular histories: the Ballets russes, the past and the classical tradition / Helena Hammond -- Modern art, modern ballet / Christine Dixon -- Costumes for Les ballets russes de Serge Diaghilev 1909-29 / Robert Bell and Simeran Maxwell (synopses) -- Costumes of Colonel de Basil's Ballets russes de Monte Carlo, 1931-40 / Robert Bell and Simeran (synopses) -- People, patronage and promotion: the Ballets russes tours to Australia, 1936-40 / Michele Potter -- Sights unseen: tags, stamps and stains / Debbie Ward -- The designers / Simeran Maxwell -- Ballets russes timeline / Robert Bell and Simeran Maxwell.
Subject Ballets russes -- Exhibitions.
Ballets russes du Col. W. de Basil -- Exhibitions.
Ballet -- Costume -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Dixon, Christine.
National Gallery of Australia.
ISBN 9780642541574 (hardback)
0642541574 (hardback)

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