Goodbye, Maya Plisetskaya

The world has lost a great ballerina. Maya Plisetskaya epitomized the incredible classicism and bravado of the Bolshoi Ballet. Below, Plisetskaya is photographed in Don Quixote, The Dying Swan, Bolero, Swan Lake (as the black swan, Odile) and as renowned photographer Richard Avedon's subject. 

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