Sarah Kaufman for The Washington Post: “Yakobson got there first, by nearly half a century”

Sarah Kaufman reviewed Janice Ross’s book Like a Bomb Going Off: Leonid Yakobson and Ballet as Resistance in Soviet Russia for the February 26, 2015 edition of the Washington Post. From the piece:

Ross is right: The story of this artist, all but unknown in the West, is a “hidden yet monumental tale” about an unruly genius who proved that Westerners weren’t the only ones turning ballet into a modern art.

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