Posts tagged Léon Bakst
Satin, paint, and tinsel, at Geelong Gallery

Recently landed: Satin, paint, and tinsel, a new post on High Up in the Trees (by Gracia)

A Deck of Salvaged Relatives, our artists' book currently on display as part of the 2015 Geelong acquisitive print awards

In borrowed costumes

Recently landed: In borrowed costumes, a new post on Elsewhere (by Louise)

Gracia Haby, In the borrowed costume for a lady from Carnival, designed by Léon Bakst, c 1920, with a Little penguin (Eudyptula minor) and a Angwantibo (Arctocebus calabarensis), 2015, collage on carte de visite

Final preparations
A troupe elaborately costumed in clinging silver lamé
With a headdress and sleeves made from Léon Bakst's costume designed for  Le Dieu bleu  ( The Blue God) , c. 1912, a modified bodice from  Zéphire et Flore , 1925, and a Western harvest mouse ( Reithrodontomys megalotis )

With a headdress and sleeves made from Léon Bakst's costume designed for Le Dieu bleu (The Blue God), c. 1912, a modified bodice from Zéphire et Flore, 1925, and a Western harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys megalotis)