• Max Pechstein: Variety Show Dancer (Variété-Tänzerin), 1925; color woodcut; 30 x 21 3/8 in.; BAMPFA, gift of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Goldyne.

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CANCELLED: Five Tables of Dance and Drama

The expressive body across cultures. On view this session, jazzy watercolors of Isadora Duncan by Abraham Walkowitz and gauzy photographs of her daughter Irma by Arnold Genthe; bold ukiyo-e prints of entertainers and kabuki actors, such as Lion Dancer and Young Woman and Boy by Suzuki Harunobu; an 1889 cabaret poster by Jules Chéret, Nouveau Cirque La Foire de Seville; Arthur Murphy’s Ballet Dancers #5; Rajput entertainers performing in an early eighteenth-century Indian drawing; and more!