Tag Archives: Martha Graham

International Women’s Day

Graciela Iturbide, Nuestra Señora de las Iguanas, 1979 (130.1995) Barbara Morgan, Martha Graham, 1935 (1.1978.g) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman with Camera], ca. 1935 (437.2005) Lisa Larsen, [Virva Rolleid preparing to throw javelin, Spartakiad, Moscow], 1956 (2008.4.125) International Women’s Day celebrates the political, social, cultural … Continue reading

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Fall for Dance

Barbara Morgan, Martha Graham–Letter to the World, 1940 (528.1986) Russell Lee, Negro cabaret, Chicago, April 1941 (80.2003) Arthur Rothstein, Tanaquil LeClercq, Ballerina, 1950 (208.1989) Barbara Morgan, José Limón–Cowboy Song, 1944 (531.1986) Fall is dance season in New York, with plenty … Continue reading

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Appalachian Spring

Arnold Eagle, “Appalachian Spring,” 1945 Premiered in 1944 at the Library of Congress by the Martha Graham Dance Company, Aaron Copland‘s ballet Appalachian Spring tells the story of a newlywed couple building a farmhouse in 19th century Pennsylvania, and a … Continue reading

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