“[I]n the East, they strive to awaken the senses, while we seek to extinguish them.”
Photo Credit: Léon Bakst by André Levinsohn
"I loathe red with any orange in it—although curiously enough I loathe orange without any red in it. When I say orange, I don’t mean yellow-orange, I mean the red-orange of Bakst and Diaghilev, the orange that changed the century!"
--Diana Vreeland, D.V.