Contemporary dance, characterized by its unconstrained
movement and modernity was created in 20th century.
Based on anti-dance, the contemporary dance itself is a
spirit, philosophy and idea.
Upon those features, pioneers of the contemporary
dance had inspiration.
Using their personal idea background, they had
developed contemporary dance under the system of
artistic form and composition
This study aims to articulate how the social background and environment of liberalism and exoticism in the fin de siecle affected the expression of movement, analyzing the work of Isadora Duncan and Ruth St. Denis. For this, First of all, the works