Duncan wearing hat and wrap
Isadora Duncan wearing hat and wrap in 1922.The shawl was hand-painted silk by the Russian-born artist Roman Chatov, a gift from her friend Mary Desti (The mother of American film director Preston Sturges). Ms Desti seeing Duncan off said she asked Duncan to wear a cape because it was cold out, and the car was an open-air, but Duncan would only agree to wear the shawl that caught in the spoke of the wheel.
Dance - Modern dance
Dance - Dance - Modern dance: Modern dance, the other major genre of Western theatre dance, developed in the early 20th century as a series of reactions against what detractors saw as the limited, artificial style of movement of ballet and its frivolous subject matter. Perhaps the greatest pioneer in modern dance was Isadora Duncan. She believed that ballet technique distorted the natural movement of the body, that it “separated the gymnastic movements of the body completely from the mind,”…
Amazing Photos of the First Modern Dancer Isadora Duncan
Isadora Duncan (1877 – 1927) is known as the mother of “modern dance,” founding the “New System” of interpretive dance, blending together poetry, music and the rhythms of …
The Indomitable Isadora Duncan
Though well-known the world over during her time in the early 20th century, Isadora Duncan is a name rarely heard in today's society. An independent, rebellious, and mercurial woman who shocked her conservative peers, she would today - by...
Isadora Duncan by klimbims on DeviantArt
Isadora Duncan and children (1913) - Duncan bore 3 children, a daughter, Deirdre, and 2 sons, Patrick and an unnamed boy who died soon after being born, all from different fathers. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images