Bakst



Léon Nikolaevich
[lyi-awn nyi-kuh-lah-yi-vyich] /lyɪˈɔ̃ nyɪ kʌˈlɑ yɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1866–1924, Russian painter and designer.
Historical Examples

Go in for a gay riot of colour, such combinations as are known as Bakst colouring,—if that happens to be your fancy.
The Art of Interior Decoration Grace Wood

Noah’s arks, big enough to be lived in if the animals would move up, seemed to have been painted with Bakst colours.
Winnie Childs C. N. Williamson

Bakst, the designer of the dcor and costumes, had come for the rehearsals.
An Autobiography Igor Stravinsky

Plate 23 in this collection shows a woman whose costume in outline might have been taken from Bakst or even Vogue.
Woman as Decoration Emily Burbank

Bakst, the Russian artist, is a name all have come to know because of the bizarre effects he creates for the stage.
The Art of Stage Dancing Ned Wayburn

Bakst in Russia translated it into terms of art, and made the Ballet Russe an amazing, enthralling vision!
Woman as Decoration Emily Burbank

Bakst’s palace was built for dreadful deeds; no one, I am sure, could ever feel safe in it.
The Russian Ballet Ellen Terry

Bakst, Rheinhardt and Granville Barker have taught us the new colour vocabulary.
Woman as Decoration Emily Burbank

noun
Leon Nikolayevich (lɪˈɔn nikaˈlajɪvitʃ). 1866–1924, Russian painter and stage designer, noted particularly for his richly coloured sets for Diaghilev’s Ballet Russe (1909–21)

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