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isadora-duncan                                                                                                                                                                                 More

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Isadora Duncan by Arnold Genthe c.1926

Isadora Duncan by Arnold Genthe c.1926

.Duncan was the first American dancer to deemphasize scenery and costumes in favor of a simple stage setting and simple costumes. By doing this, Duncan suggested that watching a dancer dance was enough.

.Duncan was the first American dancer to deemphasize scenery and costumes in favor of a simple stage setting and simple costumes. By doing this, Duncan suggested that watching a dancer dance was enough.

Isadora Duncan was fond of scarves and actually was killed when one of her trademark long scarves became entangled in the wheel spoke of the car she was in.

Isadora Duncan was fond of scarves and actually was killed when one of her trademark long scarves became entangled in the wheel spoke of the car she was in.

Isadora Duncan Danse Encore au Musée Bourdelle by Antoine Bourdelle

Isadora Duncan Danse Encore au Musée Bourdelle by Antoine Bourdelle

Isadora Duncan  1877-1927  The American dancer Isadora Duncan helped free ballet form its conservative restrictions through her teaching and performances and presaged the development of modern expressive dance.  She was among the first to raise interpretive dance to the status of creative art.

Isadora Duncan 1877-1927 The American dancer Isadora Duncan helped free ballet form its conservative restrictions through her teaching and performances and presaged the development of modern expressive dance. She was among the first to raise interpretive dance to the status of creative art.

Isadora Duncan (1877-1927) was a dancer, considered by many to be the creator of modern dance.

Isadora Duncan (1877-1927) was a dancer, considered by many to be the creator of modern dance.

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Isadora Duncan ou l'art de danser sa vie (1877-1927)

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No, this is Martha Graham doing her famous "Kick". There is no resemblance whatsoever with Duncan...

Isadora Duncan

No, this is Martha Graham doing her famous "Kick". There is no resemblance whatsoever with Duncan...

Arnold Genthe portrait of Isadora Duncan, ca. 1925. / Vintage Fitness <3

Arnold Genthe portrait of Isadora Duncan, ca. 1925. / Vintage Fitness <3

photo noir et blanc : Isadora Duncan jeune, par Arnold Genthe, portrait de…

photo noir et blanc : Isadora Duncan jeune, par Arnold Genthe, portrait de…

Isadora Duncan 21st cousin 4 times removed

Isadora Duncan Postcard

Isadora Duncan 21st cousin 4 times removed

Myrna Loy quote (photograph: young Myrna dancing a la Isadora Duncan, c. 1920s Scanned from: Myrna Loy: Being and Becoming

Myrna Loy quote (photograph: young Myrna dancing a la Isadora Duncan, c. 1920s Scanned from: Myrna Loy: Being and Becoming

Margaret Morris.  In 1909 she met Raymond Duncan, brother of Isadora Duncan, who taught her the six Greek positions, adapted from images on ancient Greek vases. She elaborated on these to produce her own dance system aiming at naturalism and freedom.

Margaret Morris. In 1909 she met Raymond Duncan, brother of Isadora Duncan, who taught her the six Greek positions, adapted from images on ancient Greek vases. She elaborated on these to produce her own dance system aiming at naturalism and freedom.