Interwoven, toe and heel

To dance is to learn from the acts of approaching and penetrating stillness what it is to move, and to love.

Interwoven plus Agniel

Sources:

http://oldadvertising.tumblr.com/image/174875282308. Date of original publication 1921. Photoshopped to restore contrast and color balance.

“Marguerite Agniel in a Buddha position with her legs crossed.” De Mirjian Studios, about 1929. Photoshopped only to remove blemishes. https://wellcomecollection.org/works/a55ztwxc

Symbolist art: the material and its ideal realization

Here in what I hope is a clickable link is Loie Fuller in 1905, when she was smiting the sensibilities of such as Auguste Rodin and William Butler Yeats.

Loie Fuller (1905) [silent short film]

And here she is on her return tour in 2016. Marmoreal now as an image by Rodin, she has gone static at last, and her beauty no longer needs to scowl with the effort of becoming.

Source of the Lumière Brothers video clip: YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dda-BXNvVkQ