dance dance dance / by mrm

March 5's Woman of the Day, Isadora Duncan is generally agreed to have founded modern dance (and how often can we generally agree that a woman founded a new era in any artistic discipline?). She liked to dance like this:

Wildly popular in Europe, mildly popular in the States, achieved most of her fame and recognition posthumously. A wild run-around lady by all accounts, bisexual by some, died in a freak automobile accident when one of her long flowing scarves got caught in a car wheel. What a slapstick way to go.