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)

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)