Ballerinas from the Future

Janet Collins, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right

©New York World Telegram & Sun photo by Ed Palumbo / Wikipedia

Martha Graham by Yousuf Karsh (1948)

©1948 Yousuf Karsh / Wikipedia

Raven Wilkinson attending La Bayadère

©2012 JenniferRoseM / Wikipedia

Isadora Duncan performing barefoot during her 1915–1918 American tour

Photo by Arnold Genthe (LOC) / Wikipedia

New York City Ballet in Amsterdam, Suzanne Farrell

Dutch National Archives, The Hague, Fotocollectie Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau (ANEFO), 1945-1989 / Wikipedia

Katherine Dunham in 1940, by Carl Van Vechten

©1940 Carl Van Vechten / Wikipedia

MGM Publicity photo of Lena Horne, 1955

©1955 Metro Goldwyn Mayer / Wikipedia

Josephine Baker in Havana, Cuba

©1950 Rudolf Suroch. Havana, Cuba. 1950 / Wikipedia

Grace Jones on her "Hurricane" Tour

©2009 / Wikipedia

Twyla Tharp in 1981


Ballerinos from the Future

Portrait of Alvin Ailey in 1955

©1955 Carl Van Vechten / Wikipedia

Portrait of Arthur Mitchell

©1955 Carl Van Vechten / Wikipedia

Photo of Sammy Davis, Jr. performing on the television program The Perry Como Show

©1966 NBC Television / Wikipedia

James Brown performing live in Hamburg, Germany, February 1973

©1973 Heinrich Klaffs / Wikipedia

Merce Cunningham's motion-captured dance for the hands.

©2008 Paulkaiser / Wikipedia

Posed, close-up headshot of Lincoln Kirstein by Walker Evans

©2007 New York Times / Wikipedia

Desmond Richardson at the city hall of Vienna Austria

©2013 Manfred Werner (Tsui) / Wikipedia

Gus Giordano

©2019 Giordano Dance Chicago

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