Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Exhibition of Léon Bakst and Natalya Goncharova Opens in Moscow
13.02.2014 12:47
Exhibition of Léon Bakst and Natalya Goncharova Opens in Moscow

On February 13 the Kournikova Gallery opens the exhibition Natalya Goncharova and Léon Bakst. Working with Ornament.


      
Ornament was equally important for Natalya Goncharova and Léon Bakst, in spite of the fact that she was an avant-gardist, and he was a member of the decadent movement Mir Iskusstva (i.e. World or Art). 

      In the early 20th century the interest in ornaments walked hand in hand with interest in folk and traditional art in general. Besides, both Natalya Goncharova, and Leon Bakst worked on stage design of theatre performances and industrial design in different years. In the 1910s Natalya Goncharova devised wall-paper patterns for the Moscow Wallpaper Factory and fabrics sketches for Nadezhda Lamanova Fashion House, and later worked as a stage designer for Sergei Dyaghilev’s Russian Seasons (Ballets de Russes). Léon Bakst, having emigrated to America, created sketches for the American silk manufactory. These ornamental sketches were displayed in the gallery last year. Now his sketches printed in an edition of 50 copies will be exhibited along with art works by Natalya Goncharova.

      The exhibition runs till April 13.



Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Arts and Crafts Stage Design Exhibitions in Moscow Graphic Art  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
Russian banks  drug addiction  Russian places of interest  Winzavod  Musical Comedy Theater of Petersburg  Unpiloted Aircrafts  Lipetsk   Russian gas  Yekaterinburg  City Day  anti-terror teachings  Minsk  Andrei Bely  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  VDNKh  Satellites  Alexander Lebedev  City Hunter  Russian science  Russian singers  Multimedia Art Museum  Russian economy  Trash  Pskov  Yehuda Pen  Modern Art in Traditional Museum  Naryn-Kala  Russian politicians  Nikas Safronov  Exhibitions in Moscow  Museums of Russia  Tula  retail chains  Lev Trotsky  Healthy Russian Recipes  Power Module  technology  Sochi Olympics  Moscow  Abramovich  Russia Travel Tips  Russian Cinema  Lilac Garden  Anatoly Zverev  Mikhail Bulgakov  Paralympic Games  St. Petersburg  Russian tourism  Russian business  Russian scientists 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites