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“Do You Want to Dance?” Said Martha Graham to Judith Graff to Geri Heavener (2013)

Silk, cotton, linen, metallic thread and floss, cotton thread and floss 16.75”x18.75”
Silk, cotton, linen, metallic thread and floss, cotton thread and floss
16.75”x18.75”

Inspiration: Aaron Copeland and Martha Graham. “Appalachian Spring.” 1944. | Musical Genre: Mid-century Modern Ballet

This was initially drawn based on a memory of movements from the Graham ballet I had learned to dance in college. I was trying to explain to my husband the difference between the way I was taught to move my body in my ten years of classic ballet as compared with what I learned from my professor who had studied and danced with Martha Graham.