Tag Archives: Max Dupain

The Australian Ballet’s 50th year celebrations come to a close with documentary, talks, exhibitions

Marilyn Rowe and Kelvin Coe in Swan Lake 1983. Photo courtesy of the Australian Ballet

From the words of the first artistic director – Peggy van Praagh – to the thoughts of the newest Odette/Odile

Valentin Zeglovsky: on stage, backstage and at the studio of Max Dupain

Max Dupain photographed many dancers in his Sydney studio, not only those who toured to Australia with the Ballets Russes’

Bronislava Nijinska – “downright difficult and determined”

Bronislava Nijinska (?)

To be the sister of Vaslav Nijinsky would be a difficult role, firstly because of his immense fame and secondly

Freedom and Frau Gerty

Evelyn Ippen,Bettina Vernon, Emmy Taussig and Shona Dunlop in Blue Danube Waltz, 1939

As a dance photographer, Max Dupain is best known for his 1930s portraits of the Ballets Russes’ stars. But another

Alison’s moment in Dupain’s spotlight

Alison Lee, photograph Max Dupain, ca 1940

Within the vast collection of Max Dupain’s dance photographs at the State Library of New South Wales is a sub