Join the Friends of the Israel Antiquities Authority in New York as we get a private guided tour of NYU’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World’s forthcoming (March 6, 2019) exhibit Hymn to Apollo: The Ancient World and the Ballets Russes,
With about 100 works, including outstanding examples of ancient pottery, sculpture, and metalwork, as well as watercolors, sketchbooks, photographs, costumes, and other archival material from the Ballets Russes, this exhibition—the first on the topic—reveals a rich, multifaceted dialogue between the ancient and the modern.
We will be joined by Israel Antiquities Authority’s Gideon Avni who will speak about the archaeology of religious interaction in the Holy Land during the Late Antiquity.
Lunch will be served.
Léon Bakst; Costume Design for Tamara Karsavina as Chloé, for Daphnis et Chloé, ca. 1912.; Graphite and tempera and/or watercolor on paper.; H. 28.2 cm; W. 44.7 cm.; Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT, The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund: 1933.392.
Image: Allen Phillips/Wadsworth Atheneum.