Archive of Martha Graham’s Life Acquired by New York Public Library

A photograph from the Martha Graham collection, featuring Robert Cohan, Pearl Lang, Bertram Ross, Natanya Neumann, Stuart Hodes, and Helen McGehee in Eye of Anguish. Photograph by Cris Alexander. (All images courtesy the Martha Graham Dance Company.)

A photograph from the Martha Graham collection, featuring Robert Cohan, Pearl Lang, Bertram Ross, Natanya Neumann, Stuart Hodes, and Helen McGehee in Eye of Anguish. Photograph by Cris Alexander. (All images courtesy the Martha Graham Dance Company.)

Dancer and choreographer Martha Graham is hailed as a profound and influential force in the development of American modern dance — an understanding that is sure to be enhanced by this week’s announcement that the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has acquired the archive of the legendary dancer. 

“Martha Graham is a giant in the American cultural landscape,” said Linda Murray, Curator of the Jerome Robbins Dance Division at the Library for the Performing Arts, in the press release.

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