Turban Chic: Léon Bakst and the Ballets Russes

Léon Bakst was a Russian painter, scenic designer and costume designer. He was a member of Sergei Diaghilev’s creative circle that birthed the Ballets Russes, for which he designed exotic, richly-detailed sets and costumes. He was among the first to incorporate the influence of the East into 20th-century high design. He was also, as we’ll see, a big […]

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