Tag Archives: Rudolph Nureyev

RUDOLPH NUREYEV………. was a New Yorker

BUT…………he was buried in a Russian cemetery in paris….in 1993

It is not a carpet……..rather a mosaic masterpiece.

DANCE AND FASHION………a Century of Ballet Costumes

The FASHION INTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY here in Manhattan has a thrilling exhibit of fashion in the ballet world.

You can see Margo Fonteyn’s ballet slippers………or Rudolph Nureyev strutting his…..!

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The male mannequins used in this exhibit were modeled after Yul Brenner…..and his mesmerizing facial features.

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The Donald and Teddy and Erin were my companions.

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Alexandre Benois for the Ballet Russes…………..Leon Bakst………..and my favorite designer PAUL POIRET [circa 1910].

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Dance and Fashion are two great forms of art.  Designers like Christian Dior and Christian Louboutin have designed for the ballet.

SATURDAY SHOPPING in SOHO

Off the SOHO……………spend $$$……help the economy recover.

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First stop:  Housing works Bookstore on Crosby street.  Comics and coffee .

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And an almond croissant big enough for a family of five.

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Photo of Nureyev………in an old book from the 60″s.

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VASE FACE by Fornasetti………..in a shop window on Crosby Street

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HOLD FIVE TO THIRTY SECONDS…………….

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Alphabet Sculpture in the lobby of the Crosby Street Hotel.

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On the street…..$5 a pair………I bought  the Red, Magenta and the Green Hearts.

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BALTHAZAR for lunch.  The joint was packed.  One hour before my Scallop arrived!

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Pepper incrusted……….Parsnip Puree………..and Red wine Braised Shallots.

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Billboard covering up a scaffold.

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BROOKLYN POPCORN………popped while you watch.

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MICHAL NEGRIN has opened a boutique on Prince Street……it is sheer fantasy.

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Shouldn’t of smelled that boot!

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JOHN VARVATOS on Spring Street………..where you can drop a bundle….and go home with a bundle……in a chic shopping bag.

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A tour guide…………….doing the “Chocolate Tour”.  Oh that hair!

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GENTLEG………..wah ? ? ?

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With my little PANASONIC………

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DIESEL………….but it’s his tattoo that is so wild!

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Oh COCO…………and her clutch is only $2200

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DOTAN NEGRIN is playing his piano across the USA …..so far in the streets of 65 cities.

CLICK ON my video to hear him tickle the ivories.

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SMOKING……….at least he is sitting by a sprinkler.

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MAX……….on the sidewalk by Cipriani’s Restaurant on West Broadway

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LULU wants her lunch too!

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BERYARTS…………OFF THE WALL !!!

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MUFFI……………

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meets DUKE!

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Billboard ad for DEISEL.

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No……I did not get his name…………or cell #.

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No….I did not want his cell #.

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Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other.

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Strangers in the subway…………and one of my favorite murals of the underground.