Collection Artwork
George Platt Lynes (East Orange, New Jersey, 1907 – 1955, New York)
[Janet Reed and Herbert Bliss in "Pas de deux Romantique," choreography by George Balanchine]
probably c. 1950
gelatin silver print
Herbert Bliss (Kansas City, Missouri, 1923 – 1960, California)
Janet Reed (Tolo, Oregon, 1916 – 2000, Seattle, Washington)
paper size: 10 x 8 in.
image size: 9 3/8 x 7 1/4 in.
Gift of Robert Tracy, Class of 1977
Handwritten in black ink, paper verso, center: Janet Reed [underlined in green pencil] / Herbert Bliss / Pas de deux Romantique / Photo: George Platt Lynes
Two faint copyright stamps in red ink, lower center

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.