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her body shows how she feels - the weight, those horrible bags, the grey showing in her hair, the sad smile.

Martha Graham: "There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. . ."

Martha Graham (May 1894 – April was an American modern dancer and choreographer whose influence on dance has been compared with the influence Picasso had on the modern visual Stravinsky had on music, or Frank Lloyd Wright had on architecture

"It is of course possible to dance a prayer, for dancing is merely the hidden language of the soul." ~Martha Graham (She also featured in this photo.)

Katherine Crockett, Martha Graham’s Cave of the Heart, Photograph © Albert Watson, 2010 / Movement

Recognized as one of the greatest artists of the 20th century, Martha Graham (1894-1991) created a movement language based upon the expressive capacity of the human body. It all began in 1926 when Martha Graham started teaching a group of dancers who had been drawn to her creative work. Thus began the Martha Graham Studio, to remain under her personal guidance for the next 66 years.

Martha Graham's creativity crossed artistic boundaries and embraced every artistic genre