NY Public Library Goes Backstage At The Ballets Russes

“While visitors to the NYPL [exhibit] will not see Nijinsky dance, they can see the famous diary he kept as he was going mad. Brilliant set and costume designs by Leon Bakst and Natalia Goncharova, plus photographs, musical manuscripts and old BBC films, place the Ballets Russes’ achievement in context, supplying a perspective that the theatergoers who flocked to its productions never had.”