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Exhibition Not an Ostrich: & Other Images from America's Library

Dan Esgro. Lewitzky, between 1976 and 1979. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (02.00.00)

DAN ESGRO. Bella Lewitzky Dance Company. California, ca. 1976

These Bella Lewitzky dancers are performing lnscape in a “duotard” designed by Rudi Gernreich, who is probably best known for his 1964 “monokini” or topless swimsuit. Gernreich was a dancer and costume designer for Lester Horton and later for the Dance Theater of Los Angeles, founded by Lewitzky and Horton in 1946.