Stablemate Twentytwoandchange, ridden by Paul Scallan, set the pace from Martaline and Diaghilev
, who closed on the leaders rounding the final turn.
With the right birthdate (1885) and connections (Kahnweiler, Braque, Picasso, Diaghilev
, Chanel), Laurens claims a niche in every account of Cubism.
At the invitation of Yuri Grigorovich, he participated several times as a juror in the Diaghilev
Arabesque Competition at Perm (Diaghilev
A Feast of Wonders - Sergei Diaghilev
and the Ballets Russes (Skira: pounds 39.95) In a few days Birmingham Royal Ballet will open its autumn season at Birmingham Hippodrome.
As celebrated dancer Marcelo Gomes formally comes out in this issue, The Advocate looks back 22 years to a special dance issue that featured two out gay dancers and a history of one of dance's most influential gay impresarios, Sergey Pavlovich Diaghilev
(head of the legendary Ballet Russe from 1909 till his death in 1929).
Should Landseer, Mutinyonthebounty or Diaghilev
win today, only the Criterium de Saint-Cloud, run over a mile and a quarter on November 13, will stand between him and a full house.
The influence of Pablo Picasso - who, though he disdained the Frenchman's adulation, was Cocteau's greatest inspiration after Sergei Diaghilev
- was glancingly visible, appearing, for example, in the motifs decorating a group of ceramics and in various images of satyrs and fauns.
The exhibit "Diaghilev
's Theater of Marvels: The Ballets Russes and Its Aftermath" is full of artifacts for the sensational collaborations Diaghilev
pulled off 100 years ago.
The Russian Ballet of Sergei Diaghilev
is represented by several delightful programmes now extremely collectable.
If nothing else, Phenomena is an unforgettable phenomenon that can stop us in our tracks like the Grand Canyon or offer, to more sustained viewing with a magnifying glass, a Rosetta Stone for understanding the international community of dazzling eccentrics who flourished in the '30s, from Edith Sitwell and Marlene Dietrich to Edward James and Sergei Diaghilev
On a May evening 100 years ago, Paris embraced the debut of Serge Diaghilev
's Ballets Russes, which went on to thrill viewers worldwide and create a kind of international ballet diaspora even after Diaghilev
's death in 1929 (see "The Ballets Russes Revolution," Feb.
After the primitive violence of the Rite of Spring, which unleashed one of modern art's most celebrated scandals at its Paris premiere in 1913, Pulcinella, also commissioned by Diaghilev
's Ballets Russes in 1920, turned to a cool neo-classical nostalgia rooted in 18th century commedia dell'arte and the music of the mysterious Italian composer Pergolesi.