Collection Artwork
Carl Van Vechten (Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1880 – 1964, New York, New York)
[Hugh Laing]
March 27, 1940
gelatin silver print
image size: 5 3/8 x 3 3/8 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
probably photographed in New York, New York, United States, North America
2017.41.559
Blindstamped, lower center: PHOT[OGR]APH BY / CARL VAN VECHTEN
Inscribed, verso: Hugh Laing. / your color pictures / are magnificent / I think you can / see them next / week. The Figure / in the [illegible] is / terrific. I [illegible] / you forgot to take / my pin off the / tunic. / Love, / Carlo / April 4.

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
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Pattern by Nathan Bloom ’21
Inspired by the performance Honey Baby in the exhibition Janine Antoni & Stephen Petronio: Entangle
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.