Collection Artwork
Carl Van Vechten (Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1880 – 1964, New York, New York)
[Nora Kaye as The Lady With Him and Hugh Laing as The Gentleman With Her in “Dim Lustre,” choreographed by Antony Tudor, costumes by Motley, Ballet Theatre]
October 27, 1944
gelatin silver print
image size: 5 1/4 x 3 1/2 in.
paper size: 5 1/4 x 3 1/2 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
probably photographed in New York, New York, United States, North America
2017.41.629
Blindstamped, lower right: PHOT[OGR]A[P]H BY / CARL VAN VECHTEN
Inscribed, verso, upper center: Hugh Laing + / Nora Kaye / in Dim Lustre

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 Emma Fritschel ’19
Inspired by the exhibition Twice Drawn
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.