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Author Bell, Robert, 1946- author.

Title Ballets russes : the art of costume / Robert Bell ; with essays by Christine Dixon [and three others].

Published Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 2010.
Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, [2010].
Port Melbourne, Victoria : Thames & Hudson.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  792.8026 Bel  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
 UniM Bail SpC/VAUG f  792.8026 BELL    NOT FOR LOAN
 UniM Southbank  792.8026 BELL    AVAILABLE
Physical description 264 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour.), portraits (chiefly colour) ; 29 cm
Notes Catalogue of an exhibition held at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 10 December 2010 - 20 March 2011.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-256) and index.
Contents The Ballets Russes costume legacy -- Wild dream: imagining the Ballets Russes -- Spectacular histories: the Ballets Russes, the past and the classical tradition -- Modern art, modern ballet -- Costumes for Les Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev 1909-29 -- Costumes of Colonel de Basil's Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo 1931-40 -- People, patronage and promotion: the Ballets Russes tours to Australia, 1936-40 -- Sights unseen: tags, stamps and stains -- Notes -- The designers -- Ballets Russes timeline -- List of works.
Summary Published in conjunction with a major exhibition of the National Gallery of Australia's renowned collection of costumes from the Ballets Russes. Integrating design, music and dance and encouraging the artistic experimentation and the collaboration of artists, choreographers and composers, Diaghilev created the new art of modern ballet.
Usage Terms National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 2010.
Local note SpC/VAUG copy donated by Gerard Vaughan and Rose Flanders.
Lenton Parr Library copy donated by The Ian Potter Museum of Art
Other author Dixon, Christine, writer of supplementary textual content.
National Gallery of Australia, host institution.
Subject National Gallery of Australia.
Ballets Russes (Ballet company) -- Exhibitions.
National Gallery of Australia -- Catalogs.
Ballets russes.
Ballets russes du Col. W. de Basil.
National Gallery of Australia -- Exhibitions.
Ballets russes -- Exhibitions.
Ballets russes du Col. W. de Basil -- Exhibitions.
Ballet -- Stage-setting and scenery -- Exhibitions.
Ballet -- Costume -- Exhibitions.
Ballet -- Costume -- Exhibitions.
Ballet -- Costume.
Ausstellung -- Canberra -- 2010.
Variant Title Art of costume.
Local donor Vaughan, Gerard. Donor.
Flanders, Rose. Donor.
Ian Potter Museum of Art. Donor.
ISBN 9780642541574 (paperback)