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Isadora Duncan wearing hat and wrap in 1922.The shawl was hand-painted silk by the Russian-born artist Roman Chatov, a gift from her friend Mary Desti (The mother of American film director Preston Sturges). Ms Desti seeing Duncan off said she asked Duncan to wear a cape because it was cold out, and the car was an open-air, but Duncan would only agree to wear the shawl that caught in the spoke of the wheel.

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Dance - Dance - Modern dance: Modern dance, the other major genre of Western theatre dance, developed in the early 20th century as a series of reactions against what detractors saw as the limited, artificial style of movement of ballet and its frivolous subject matter. Perhaps the greatest pioneer in modern dance was Isadora Duncan. She believed that ballet technique distorted the natural movement of the body, that it “separated the gymnastic movements of the body completely from the mind,”…

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