Russian Ballet, Fashion Forever
The Fashion Museum is hosting an exhibition ‘Russian Ballet, Fashion Forever’. It includes themed areas dedicated to Imperial theatres, Sergei Diaghilev’s ballet seasons and the Soviet period in the Russian ballet history.
It displays graphic art, sculptures, porcelain, glass works by renowned masters of the 20th century, such as Alexander Benoit, Edgar Degas, Henri Matisse, Jean Cocteau, Erte and others, as well as contemporary artists and sculptors, including Valery Kosorukov, Nikolai Blokhin, Andrei Remnev, Sergei Bakin, Ivan Firso, etc.
Besides, there are sketches of ballet costumes and scenery, mannequins dressed in costumes, as well as installations created of pieces of ancient furniture and arts and crafts of the 19th — early 20th century.
‘Russian Ballet, Fashion Forever’ will include the display ‘Dancing Brush’ with paintings by a dancer, director, artist, and poet Vladimir Vasiliev, People’s Artist of the USSR and Russia. The exhibition is timed to the 80th anniversary of the artist’s birthday.