More than 70 costumes from the ballet dancer’s career are on display at San Francisco’s de Young Museum.
Rudolf Nureyev and Noella Pontois in “La Bayadere,” Palais Garnier, 1974. The only American stop for an exhibit of Nureyev’s costumes — at the de Young Museum in San Francisco — is “a window into the Russian dancer’s voracious passions,” writes critic Sarah Kaufman. Photograph by Andre Chino. Courtesy of Centre national du costume de scene (CNCS/Courtesy of CNCS Buy Photo