Citation: Isadora Duncan, 1904 / Schloss (Firm : New York, N.Y.), photographer. Miscellaneous photographs collection, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Citation: Isadora Duncan, 1904 / Schloss (Firm : New York, N.Y.), photographer. Miscellaneous photographs collection, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Duncan, Isadora 103 / photograph, no credit given.  [Irma Duncan Collection.] (1914)

Duncan, Isadora 103 / photograph, no credit given. [Irma Duncan Collection.] (1914)

Isadora Duncan,1904(May 26, 1877 - September 14, 1927), dancer. The mother of modern dance. Died when the scarf she was wearing became wrapped in the wheels of the car she was riding in. She was thrown from the vehicle and strangled. ~Historical People  Events~

Isadora Duncan,1904(May 26, 1877 - September 14, 1927), dancer. The mother of modern dance. Died when the scarf she was wearing became wrapped in the wheels of the car she was riding in. She was thrown from the vehicle and strangled. ~Historical People Events~

Isadora Duncan, c.1906  There were no poses and movement was mainly undulating and fluid, round and more symmetric than asymmetric. Her hands and fingers could take many different positions, according to the intensity of the expression, but would never follow preconceived or artificial shapes. The face and neck were mobile and expressive; the torso was freed completely and flexible. She’d lean, kneel and fall with lilting movements.

Isadora Duncan, c.1906 There were no poses and movement was mainly undulating and fluid, round and more symmetric than asymmetric. Her hands and fingers could take many different positions, according to the intensity of the expression, but would never follow preconceived or artificial shapes. The face and neck were mobile and expressive; the torso was freed completely and flexible. She’d lean, kneel and fall with lilting movements.

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