About This Image

Signed and dated (inaccurately "1940") in pencil on the recto at bottom right margin, and signed, titled dated and stamped on verso of the print.One of Morgan’s signature images, it show the pioneering modern dancer in a dramatic stance. “Letter to the World” was a dance choreographed by Graham, who premiered it in 1940.See: Callahan (Aperture), n.p.; Elemental Landscapes: Photographs by Harry Callahan (Philadelphia Museum of Art), pl.2.

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Martha Graham, Letter to the World (The Kick)
Barbara Morgan Martha Graham, Letter to the World (The Kick)

Price $6,000

Main Image

Ref.# 16283

Medium Silver print

Mount on original mount

Photo Date 1941  Print Date 1980

Dimensions 10-1/2 x 13-3/8 in. (267 x 340 mm)

Photo Country United States (USA)

Photographer Country United States (USA)


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