Victoria and Albert Museum

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Sergei Diaghilev (1872 - 1929), was a Russian ballet impresario and founder of the revolutionary Ballets Russes dance company. The work of the Ballet Russes influenced 20th-century art, theatre, fashion and interior design. In 2010, the V&A hosted the major exhibition ‘Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballet Russes, 1909 - 1929’.

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Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes

Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes

Serge Diaghilev (1872-1929) was an extraordinarily gifted impresario, curator, director and animator of the arts. He was perfectly at home in the wave…

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