Posts tagged Léon Bakst
Salvaged Relatives

Recently landed: Salvaged Relatives, a new article on Marginalia (by Gracia) takes a look back at an artists’ book soon to be on display as part of Sights Unseen: Recent Acquisitions from the Moreland Art Collection

Iurii Annenkov, La Nijinska, Ballet Russes (Poster for Les Biches and Le Train Bleu created by Bronislava Nijinska for the Ballet Russes), 1924, lithograph with hand additions

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)