Moscow: Kuchkovo pole, 2018. Sewn pb. The Bolshoi Theater has its own museum of collections of visual documents on every aspect of dance and opera history. The richest chapters — over 250 illustrations — are those on theater design and costume. Chaliapin hooded in black as Mephistopheles, Yurii Pimenov's drawing of Ulanova airborne, Boris Grigor'ev's angular costume designs verging on the grotesque, and many actual costumes give a panoply of images inspired by the theater and carried out by some of the best Russian artists and designers of the twentieth century. 355 p., approx. 400 color and b/w illus., Rus. Item #3196
2ND ISBN: 9785990728645.