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A celebrated sculptor and the matriarch of modern dance: the story of an unlikely power couple.

The little-known partnership between Isamu Noguchi and Martha Graham resides in a comfortable realm of reciprocal invention: art as an extension of art. Graham, born to a strict Presbyterian family in Pittsburgh in 1894, is widely considered the mother of modern dance; she revolutionized the physical vocabulary of the art form, translating primal human expression into movement and exploring the beauty of body language. A renegade and a pioneer—her influence is comparable to that of Picasso over the course of

  • Words:
    Emily Nathan
  • Set Design:
    Martha Graham's Herodiade
  • Design:
    Isamu Noguchi
  • Choreography:
    Martha Graham

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  • Words:
    Emily Nathan
  • Set Design:
    Martha Graham's Herodiade
  • Design:
    Isamu Noguchi
  • Choreography:
    Martha Graham
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