Mara Dolinskaia was a ballet dancer at the Mariinsky Opera and Ballet Theatre in St. Petersburg and is the grandmother of the designer Katya, who was inspired by her grandmother to honour the stars of classical dance of the 1920’s.
In a continuous movement performed by Mara, Katya portrays scenic characteristics, the extravagant wardrobe of that time and the roses of the ball scene in “The Queen of Spades” by Tchaikovsky, among other elements that transport us to a universe full of life, color and creativity.
Collection awarded with an honorable mention by the German Design Award 2019.
Katya Gerasimova Bosky was born and raised in St. Petersburg, the former capital of Russia. She studied art form age 11, finally at the Stieglitz Academy of Art and Design. Katya worked as a designer at the Mariinsky Opera and Ballet Theatre, and then for many years as Chief Costume Designer in the Russian film industry. Her works include a nine-part period saga about Tzar Alexander II and 12 other feature films.
9 1/2" wide