Thursday, June 3, 2010

Marina Franca, my mother Marina Salz, in a costume designed by Henri Matisse for the Ballets Russes production of "Rouge et Noir"(1939) with music by Dimitri Shostakovich. Matisse had already completed his murals in the arches at the Barnes Foundation in Merion Pa. when he then did the set and costumes for this ballet. The remnants of the set are at Butler University:

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