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September 21, 2018

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Only that, I like this a lot:

"I have never believed in foreshortening any movement's options by imposing one's own experience on it. If there is eroticism in the music and the movement, it will speak for itself; if the dancer chooses to emphasize this aspect, it is the beginning of vulgarity."

"It will speak for itself." Words an anxious America needs to hear. =)

This is so beautifully the artist Farrell. Choosing to emphasize any aspect of a larger movement diminishes the whole, though she says it (and danced it) with infinitely more grace. Integrity breaks down. Possibility, too. I like your observation about the distinction between art and pornography. Yes, perhaps this is it, at least part of it.

Thank you for this valuable comment.

Excellent point. Thanks.

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