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Published: November 11, 2003
Category: review

A triumphant return for Martha Graham company

By Rachel Straus

One sign of a masterpiece is that it never looks dated. Friday’s performance of “Embattled Garden” by the Martha Graham Dance Company at The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College met that standard.

“Garden” is set in an architectural phantasm by designer Isamu Noguchi. Instead of a biblical garden, this eden resembles a prison []