Links about the exhibition

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I am copying some links to articles and WEBCASTS that I and others have been collecting on the JUST OPENED exhibition at the Victoria and Albert. I am just inserting the links as I received them, seems too complicated to do otherwise:

by Clement Crisp (this, to me is about the best, of course)

on Bakst

The BBC interviews will only be available for about three days.  They are highlighted below.


Financial Times - Front cover and eight-page feature on Diaghilev, including exclusive photographs:

Evening Standard - Double page feature on Diaghilev, focused on London's role in the Ballets Russes:

Evening Standard - Five-star review by Philippa Stockley, who says: "Bravo to the V&A for capturing the thrill of performance in an exhibition":

Country Life - Exhibition preview by Philippa Stockley, who says: "This is a very important show...because it does what one wants from an exhibition, but so rarely gets: it tells the complete story, reflected in a wonderful, sensuous parallax"

The Guardian - Five-star review by Judith Mackrell, who says: "It's the emotional power of the little objects that hits you":

International Herald Tribune - Suzy Menkes' round up of London Fashion Week kicks off with the opening of the exhibition and the continuing influence of Ballets Russes on the catwalks:

The Guardian - Exhibition highlighted in a piece about a newly identified painting of Kasarvina:

The Lady - Melanie Abrams explores the world of Lady Juliet Duff - a key funder of Diaghilev

The Jewish Chronicle - Feature on Leon Bakst who created the look of the Balllets Russes:

Visit London Blog - Hannah Collingbourne has posted a fabulous gallery:

Vogue (Russia) - Four page feature on the exhibition.

In Tune on Radio 3 - Jane Pritchard talks about the exhibition with Sean Rafferty and Millicent Hodson:

Nightwaves on Radio 3 - Siobhan Davies joins Anne McElvoy to give a choreographer's view of the exhibition

Front Row on Radio 4 - Mark Lawson talks to Richard Alston, Javier de Frutos and Shobana Jeyasingh, who pick out their favourite objects from the exhibition.

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