Matisse and Massine in Monte-Carlo, 1920
The mechanical nightingale from Song of the Nightingale is in the background.
Petrouchka, with Vaslav Nijinsky in the title role, 1910.
I think this might be a cossack, but the very first thing that went through my mind was- RiFF RAFF
Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. This show is definitely of my favorite that I’ve seen here in Washington, and despite what Washington Post art critic Philip Kennicott says, I think it convincingly describes how the Ballet Russes under the direction of Serge Diaghilev successfully merged the worlds of dance, music, and fine art. If you are in the area, it’s definitely worth a peek.
Walked by the set of Captain America 2 today in Washington. Maybe you’ll get to see my gawking dingus head in the film!
The arsenal of alleged American spy Ryan Christopher Fogle.
Those wigs… if this was RuPaul’s Drag Race dude would have to LIP-SYNCH FOR HIS LIFE over those abominations.
On a more serious note, I don’t understand why this is a big deal- I thought this happens all the time? I’m not expert, but…. that’s it. I’m not an expert, I just read the paper sometimes in between the funnies.
Marie Laurencin posing in her studio with a cute kitten, Mids 1910s.