The temerity of Tamara, at Golden Legend Gallery 1

Dance · Visual arts
We recently heard from arts·meme friend, Gordon Hollis, proprietor of Golden Legend Gallery in Beverly Hills who alerted us to a unique print in a rare book he is handling.  Svetlov, Valerien. Thamar Karsavina. London: Beaumont, 1922. First edition. No. 16 of 120 copies, specially signed by Karsavina, with hand-tinted illustrations, and specially bound in ...

The unlikely coaches of classical ballet 1

Tamara Karsavina coaches Margot Fonteyn in “Le Spectre de la Rose”   Joan Lawson teaches Royal Ballet boys (courtesy Richard Slaughter)   Nijinska rehearses Les Noces for the Royal Ballet revival of 1966. (Thank you, Richard Slaughter, former Royal Ballet principal dancer)