RIGHT: Goncharova also designed for the Ballets Russes. This costume was drawn for Diaghilev's Paris production of Rimsky-Korsakov's opera The Golden Cockerel (1914). The vibrant colors were typical for Goncharova, and they were much appreciated by Paris audiences who saw in them an example of Russian vital barbarism.


LEFT:In emigration after 1917, Natalia Goncharova painted this witty cubo- futurist "portrait" of the impresario Sergei Diaghilev.