Rudolf Nureyev -costume for romeo

Vaslav Nijinsky, (March 12, 1889 - April 8, 1950) Nijinsky was a Russian ballet dancer and choreographer of Polish descent.

Rudolf Nureyev, considered the best of the best of all dancers all-time.


Auguste Renoir

Rudolf Nureyev

Rudolf Nureyev


Mikhail Baryshnikov, Affini Rudolf, Permets Monsieur, Балетная Фотография, Monsieur Nureyev, Ballet, Beautiful Rudolf

Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev

Rudolf Nureyev

Shirley MacLaine, 1977.

“Technique is what you fall back on when you run out of inspiraton” Rudolf Nureyev by Richard Avedon. "Repinned by Keva xo".

Margot Fonteyn (Peggy Hookham) 1919-1991 Fonteyn was the first internationally aclaimed ballerina to be trained in England. Before her most ballet dancers came from Russia, Italy or France. She was famous for her elegance, sensitivity and charm. In 1962 she formed one of the most famous dancing partnerships in the history of ballet with Russian superstar Rudolf Nureyev

Nureyev in his Paris apt. Photograph by Derry Moore

Known as the best living male ballet dancer, Mikhail Baryshnikov is a famous Russian dancer. He also has had roles in film, as he starred in the last season of Sex and the City.


Jeanloup Sieff | Rudolf Nurejew, Paris 1966

Mikhail Baryshnikov, dancer, New York, June 20, 1978. © 2008 The Richard Avedon Foundation