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Costumes By Karinska

Bentley, Toni

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ISBN 10: 0810935163 / ISBN 13: 9780810935167
Editorial: Harry N. Abrams, New York USA, 1995
Nuevos Condición: New Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: In Other Words Books (Plymouth, Reino Unido)

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192 pp, 242 illus. (78 in colour.) New book, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Dust jacket has what appears to be a very neat, symmetrical, slightly faded strip around front edges. A homage to the theatre costume designer's theatre costume designer who worked with most of the great dancers of the 20th century. As George Balanchine put it, "There is Shakespeare for literature and Karinska for costume. A very heavy book, this may need extra postage outside the UK. N° de ref. de la librería 002200

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Título: Costumes By Karinska

Editorial: Harry N. Abrams, New York USA

Año de publicación: 1995

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Ilustrador: Karinska

Condición del libro: New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine +

Edición: First Edition

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Physical description; 192 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 30 cm. Notes; Col. ill. on lining papers. Includes bibliographical references (p. 173) and index. Summary; Karinska's costumes ran the gamut of theatrical genres, from burlesque and Broadway to Shakespeare and Moliere. As one of legendary choreographer George Ballanchine's closest collaborators, Karinska dressed over 75 of his productions. This lavishly illustrated chronicle of Karinska's life and career is filled with anecdotes from those who knew her, plus an astounding collection of 242 personal photos and costume sketches, 78 in full color. Subjects; Karinska, Barbara. Fashion designers - United States - Biography. Costume designers - Europe - Biography. Women costume designers - United States - Biography. Women costume designers - Europe - Biography. Fashion design - United States - History - 20th century. Costume design - Europe - History - 20th century. Dates covered: (1886-1983). Fashion design ; Technical & background skills. Russia ; USA ; (c 1800 to c 1900) ; 20th century. Performing Arts / General. Karinska, Barbara. Genres; Bibliography. Biography. Illustrated.

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This volume chronicles the life and work of Barbara Karinska, an emigre Russian aristocrat whose career as a costume designer for a wide range of theatrical genres spanned 45 years in Europe and the USA. The anecdotal text is supplemented by 240 photographs and costume sketches.

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