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The US Postal Service will honor Jose Limon with the release of a USPS Innovative Choreographers Forever postage stamp on July 28th!
The US Postal Service will honor José Limón with the release of a USPS Innovative Choreographers Forever postage stamp on July 28th!
José Limón was chosen to be featured on the stamp to honor his contribution to the art of dance, shaping the American Modern Dance movement as both a leading male dancer of his generation and a master choreographer. Limón created over 70 works, many of which have been deemed classics.
The art depicted on the US postal stamp illustrates José Limón in a performance pose, capturing the "luminosity and mystery of a live dance performance." The stamps will go on sale nation wide at all Post Office locations after the 10am ceremony in Los Angeles.
The series of four stamps features Limon, Isadora Duncan, Katherine Dunham, and Bob Fosse.