Collection Artwork
George Platt Lynes (East Orange, New Jersey, 1907 – 1955, New York)
[Marie-Jeanne and Lew Christensen in "Air and Variations," choreography by William Dollar]
gelatin silver print
Marie-Jeanne (New York, New York, 1920 – 2007, Austin, Texas)
Lew Christensen
paper size: 8 x 9 7/8 in.
image size: 7 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.
Gift of Robert Tracy, Class of 1977
Handwritten in blue ink, paper verso, center left: Marie-Jeanne [underlined in green pencil] and / Lew Christensen / publicity shot / Photo George Platt Lynes
Handwritten in black ink, paper verso, lower left: Courtesy Dance Collection
Handwritten in black ink, paper verso, lower center, upside down: 46 to 41 / [horizontal line] CIANO / DP [horizontal line]
Handwritten in pencil, paper verso, lower right, upside down: 89
Various annotations in pencil, scribbled through in green pencil
Two faint copyright stamps in red ink, paper verso, left

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
Pattern by Evelyn Wang ’19
Inspired by the exhibition 3-D Doings: The Imagist Object in Chicago Art, 1964-1980
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.