Martha Graham Quotes

No artist is ahead of his time. He is his time; it is just that others are behind the times.
Martha Graham (1894-1991), U.S. dancer. Quoted in Observer Magazine (London, July 8, 1979).
Nothing is more revealing than movement.
Martha Graham (1894-1991), U.S. dancer, choreographer. "The American Dance," Modern Dance, ed. Virginia Stewart (1935).
We look at the dance to impart the sensation of living in an affirmation of life, to energize the spectator into keener awareness of the vigor, the mystery, the humor, the variety, and the wonder of life. This is the function of the American dance.
Martha Graham (1894-1991), U.S. dancer, choreographer. "The American Dance," Modern Dance, ed. Virginia Stewart (1935).