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Modern gestures : Abraham Walkowitz draws Isadora Duncan dancing

Author: Ann Cooper Albright; Abraham Walkowitz
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, 2010.
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In her introductory essay, author Ann Cooper Albright weaves literary theory, art criticism, and dance history into a fluid narrative to explore how Walkowitz's drawings realize Duncan's dancing on paper.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Portraits
Named Person: Abraham Walkowitz; Isadora Duncan; Isadora Duncan; Abraham Walkowitz
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Cooper Albright; Abraham Walkowitz
ISBN: 9780819570772 081957077X 9780819570277 0819570273
OCLC Number: 607986555
Description: 81 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm
Contents: Dancing and writing --
Summoning the dance --
Figuring experience --
Listening with the body --
Responding to the moment.
Other Titles: Abraham Walkowitz draws Isadora Duncan dancing
Responsibility: Ann Cooper Albright.
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"Walkowitz's undulating line compounds the rhythm through improvisational images that slip like nymphs across the page unfettered. ...(H)e drew thousands of images of her ritualistically throughout Read more...

 
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