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Diaghilev

CultureZohn: Picasso Threeway, Part I, Picasso and the Camera

Patricia Zohn | Posted 11.24.2014 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Picasso is the standard by which all other artists are measured: first, of course, for pure talent, but not far behind for showmanship, the love affairs, the extended and often fractious family, the tortured women he left behind, the control he exerted and now, for the photographs of his life and work.

National Gallery's "Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes" Exhibit Also Reveals the Vision of Robert Joffrey

Susan Dormady Eisenberg | Posted 07.20.2013 | Arts
Susan Dormady Eisenberg

Russian impresario Serge Diaghilev assembled the finest dancers, choreographers, scenic artists, and composers of the early twentieth century to launch the iconic ballet company whose legacy is now on display at the National Gallery of Art.

Oakland Ballet Reimagines Diaghilev

Carla Escoda | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts
Carla Escoda

The original was considered exceptionally daring back in 1924, with its allusions to sexual hijinks among the demi-mondaines and its depiction of bisexuality. In 2013, these themes risk putting a hip Bay Area crowd to sleep.

A Profile of Choreographer John Neumeier and His "Nijinsky"

Sean Martinfield | Posted 04.23.2013 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

The recent Opening Night performance of John Neumeier's Nijinsky at San Francisco's War Memorial Opera House proved to be a climactic experience. Performed by the artists of the Hamburg Ballet, and with Simon Hewett conducting the orchestra of San Francisco Ballet, the production is epic in content and colossal in artistic output.

2010: The 100th Anniversary of the Year Paris Revolutionized the Arts

Perry Miller Adato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Perry Miller Adato

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WATCH: DANCE IN THE MUSEUM: Diaghilev And The Golden Age of Ballets Russes

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Crane.tv's video leads us through the impressive journey that is Serge Diaghilev's creative career as the mastermind behind Les Ballets Russes, his cr...