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.