Tag: Léon Bakst

Léon Bakst (Lev Bakst Samoilovich, originally Leib-Chaim Israilevich Rosenberg; 1866-1924) was a Russian-French painter and stage designer. In 1893 leaves Bakst Russia and moved to Paris where he founds in 1898 the magazine “Mir Iskusstva” (the art world), along with a group of young artists around Alexander Benua, Sergei Diaghilev and Valentin Serov.

Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)

Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)