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Who is Alexandre Benois?
Alexandre Benois: Alexandre Nikolayevich Benois, was an influential artist, art critic, historian, preservationist, and founding member of Mir iskusstva, an art movement and magazine. As a designer for the Ballets Russes under Sergei Diaghilev, Benois exerted what is considered a seminal influence on the modern ballet and stage design.
- also known as Бенуа, Александр Николаевич
- born on (145 years ago) in Saint Petersburg, child of Nicholas Benois
- education: Imperial Academy of Arts
- parent of Nicola Benois
- died on (55 years ago) in Paris
- written work: "Memoirs"
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by Donald Haase
The influential Russian critic Alexandre Benois suggested to the composer the idea of a ballet based on the relatively minor piano pieces of Tchaikovsky, with the story taken loosely from Hans Christian Andersen's "Iisjomfruen" ("The Ice ...
Dictionary of Films (1972)
by Georges Sadoul, Peter Morris
Jean-Paul Mund- viller, Roger Hubert, Emilc Pierre, Lucas, Briquet Art Dir Schildknecht, Alexandre Benois, Jacouty, Meinhardt, Eugene Lourie, Schnitt Mus Arthur Honegger Cast Albert Dieudonne, An- tonin Artaud, ...
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