the stomach dance
Given by Michael Harari, in memory of his father, Ralph A. Harari
1894 (first published)
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Belly dancing conjures up images of sultry women dressed in brightly-coloured trousers shaking their hips to high-pitched Arabian music but behind the corny stereotype there is a serious workout.
Ozgen shows me how to use my stomach muscles to create a controlled rolling wave-like motion. Standing sideways in the mirror, I push my stomach out to create the silhouette of a pregnant woman. I quickly suck it back in again using the upper part of my abdomen.
Stephan Wolohojian, ed., A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press (U.S.) (New York, 2003), fig. 159, under cat. no. 139
Linda Gertner Zatlin, Aubrey Beardsley and Victorian Sexual Politics, The Clarendon Press (Oxford, England, 1990), p. 94, fig. 48
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