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Martha Graham - Letter to the World
  • Barbara Morgan
    born: Buffalo, Kansas, United States ; died: North Tarrytown (present-day Sleepy Hollow), New York, United States ; active: United States
  • Martha Graham - Letter to the World, 1940
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 29.1 x 26.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 7/16 x 10 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1970.0066

Black-and-white image of a female figure dancing (identified as Martha Graham). She is doing a Grahamian movement forward left and up with yards of whirling material spiraling around her. Against a stark black background.