The Rhythm of Pearl Primus


Dimensions: 11″ x 14″

Medium: charcoal on paper

Artist: Nadine Shillingford

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Pearl Primus was a dancer, choreographer and anthropologist born in 1919. She was specialized in the Bushasche, a war dance from Zaire, and Fanga, a traditional Liberian invocation to the earth and sky. She was a pioneer of African dance in the United States.