Collection Artwork
George Platt Lynes (East Orange, New Jersey, 1907 – 1955, New York)
[Melissa Hayden in costume study by Christian Bérard for "Caracole," choreography by George Balanchine]
1952
gelatin silver print
Melissa Hayden
paper size: 10 x 8 in.
image size: 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.
Gift of Robert Tracy, Class of 1977
probably photographed in New York, New York, United States, North America
1986.226
Inscribed, verso, upper center, upside down: Melissa Hayden [underlined in green] / Costume Study for Caracole / March 11, 1952 / George Platt Lynes / Courtesy Dance Collection Stamped in red, verso, lower center: THIS MATERIAL MAY BE / PROTECTED BY THE COPYRIGHT / LAW (TITLE 17, U.S. CODE)
Stamped in red, verso, lower center: FOR PERMISSION ( $ FEES) TO FURTHER / REPRODUCE FOR PUBLICATION, PLEASE WRITE: / ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF ROOM 513 / PERFORMING ARTS RESEARCH CENTER / THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY AT LINCOLN CENTER / 111 AMSTERDAM AVENUE / NEW YORK, N.Y. 10023
Inscribed, verso, lower left: 136 [encircled]

Ongoing Research

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Pattern by Atlan Arceo-Witzl ’18
Inspired by the exhibition Other Side: Art, Object, Self
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.