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Exhibition: Diaghilev and the Golden Age of The Ballets Russes

A new exhibition at the V&A brings together a golden age of fashion, theatre and art…

Tue 26th October 2010, 10:00am – Sun 9th January 2011, 06:00pm

V&A South Kensington, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

Written by Matt Bramford

Category: Fashion

Illustration by Nina Hunter

The V&A's main exhibition this autumn/winter celebrates the golden age of Serge Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes - that toured Europe for two decades amidst acclaim, passion and riots and scandal.

The exhibition presents many of the extravagant costumes, designed by Chanel and Poiret (amongst others) along with other collaborations with artists and designers of the time - Matisse, Picasso and Cocteau.

It also features examples of the lavish set designs that made The Ballets Russes so groundbreaking.

Don't miss this fantastic exhibition that celebrates theatre, performance, fashion and art all in one!

To find out more, read our review here, or visit the V&A website.

Entry fee applies.