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Nijinsky

Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes at the NGA until the 6th October

By K. Mitchell Snow Dance provided the verb that animated the nouns of Serge Diaghilev’s first loves — music and art — and moved him onto the center of the world stage at the beginnings of the twentieth century.  As dance historian Lynn Garafola puts it, Diaghilev “made dance a crossroads of the contemporary.” Diaghilev […]

Ken Price at LACMA until the 6th January

There was a huge sense of occasion at the opening of the Ken Price retrospective at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on the 12th September. L.A.’s art world turned out to celebrate the work—and at that evening’s memorial, mourn the passing—of one of the ever-shrinking band of brothers which was at the core […]

Gustav Klimt at the Getty til the 23rd September

A glorious exhibition currently at the J. Paul Getty Museum—Gustav Klimt: The Magic of Line—celebrates the 150th anniversary of the birth of the celebrated Viennese artist. It is largely drawn from the Albertina, one of the world’s greatest collections of works on paper, established by Duke Albert of Saxe-Teschen in 1822, and housed in his […]