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A photograph of a woman dancing. She lifts her arms up toward the right of the frame, her legs creating a diagonal across the bottom of the frame. 
Barbara Morgan (American (North American))
Martha Graham—Lamentation
1935
Gift of the Willard and Barbara Morgan Archives
1991/2.49
A photograph of a woman dancing. She wears a dress with flowing fabric, creating a sense of motion as she performs a jump.
Barbara Morgan (American (North American))
Martha Graham—Letter to the World
1940
Gift of the Willard and Barbara Morgan Archives
1991/2.52
A photograph of three women in a restaurant. On the left, a woman sits at a table with glass bottles. To the right, two women dance, each wearing patterned, high-waisted trousers.
Danny Lyon (American (North American))
Pumpkin and Roberta
1967
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2013/2.345
Drawing of a woman, kneeling with one hand on ground, the other around her bowed head.
Abraham Walkowitz (American (North American))
Isadora Duncan
1915 – 1950
Gift of Abraham Walkowitz
1950/1.114
6-fold screen decorated with ink, color and gold pigment on paper. This screen is a part of a pair. It's partner depicts a lion dance.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Monkey Dance Under White Plum Blossoms (pair with Lion Dance, 1987/1.363.1)
1730 – 1740
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1987/1.363.2
A bronze sculpture of a dancer posed in a high kick.
Auguste Rodin (French (culture or style))
Dance Movement A
1911 – 1956
Gift of the Kurt Delbanco Trust in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase
2011/1.71
A group of dancers caught in motion; all leaping in the air in synchrony with their bodies hunched over.
Barbara Morgan (American (North American))
Charles Weidman—Lynchtown—(Humphrey-Weidman group)
1938
Gift of the Willard and Barbara Morgan Archives.
1991/2.51

Barbara Morgan (American (North American))
Erick Hawkins in 'El Penitente'
1940
Gift of the Willard and Barbara Morgan Archives
1991/2.50
This ink drawing on paper has a black wash ground, with two figures drawn in opaque black ink. On the right, a comic figure, in only boxers and a pointed hat, dances. His right leg has been kicked through a television set that he holds with his right hand. Scissors fall from his left hand towards what looks like a two-slot toaster on the ground. A black, horned beast lurks in the background, holding a phone overhead that has two earpieces, attached together with no cradle.  In the background, a headstone-shaped form silhouettes the dancing figure.<br /><br />
The drawing is signed and dated in ink (l.l.) "KOSTABI 1984".
Mark Kostabi (American (North American))
As Long as I Don't Have to Get Up Before 11:00
1984
The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the Nation Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services
2008/2.240
Metal figural sculpture made of decommissioned AK-47s welded together
Ouk Chim Vichet
Apsara Warrior
1999 – 2007
Museum purchase made possible by Guy and Nora Barron
2007/2.79
Shiva dances upon the back of a dwarf figure crouching on his stomach.  This pose is not as typical as some of his other dancing postures.  He dances on one leg extended straight down with the other straight up almost making a straight line.  His torso and head are thrown back.  He only has two hands, one holding a drum at his knee and the other a khatvanga, a club made of a bone with a skull at the top.  He wears jewelry including a belt with pendent loops and tassels, necklaces including a heavy long necklace, armlets and bracelets and an elaborate crown organized with a number of peaks. On his forehead we find the third eye, another identifier of the god Shiva. A dense circular background consisting of three inner rows of round elements, the middle one may be composed of skulls, and an outer row of flame-like elements surrounds the whole figure, animating the image into a whirl of the dance.  The whole sits on a circular base, plain with a flanged bottom section decorated with a lotus petal motif.  <br />
Nepali
Shiva dancing
1700 – 1899
Gift of the Estate of Thakur Rup Chand
1995/1.86

Barbara Morgan (American (North American))
Martha Graham and Erick Hawkins
1938
Gift of the Willard and Barbara Morgan Archives
1991/2.45
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