Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes, 1909-1929

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum)

25 Sep 2010 – 9 Jan 2011

Full price: £10

Art Fund members: £5

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This ground-breaking exhibition will showcase the glamour and magic of Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, exploring their origins and legacy 100 years after its first performance.

Diaghilev's dramatic creations transformed dance, reawakening interest in ballet across Europe and America. Celebrating the company's key period of activity, this major exhibition reveals Diaghilev's enduring influence on 20th-century art, design and fashion and includes more than 300 extraordinay objects, including giant theatre backcloths, original costumes, set designs, props and posters by artists and designers including Léon Bakst, Georges Braque and Natalia Goncharova.

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Daily, 10am – 5.45pm (Fri until 10pm)

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