Collection Artwork
[Mary Ellen Moylan and Maria Tallchief in "Danses Concertantes," choreography by George Balanchine, costumes by Eugene Berman]
gelatin silver print
Maria Tallchief (Fairfax, Oklahoma, 1925 – 2013, Chicago, Illinois)
Mary Ellen Moylan (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1925 – 2020, Redmond, Washington)
paper size: 10 x 8 in.
image size: 9 1/8 x 7 in.
Gift of Robert Tracy, Class of 1977
probably photographed in New York, New York, United States, North America
Handwritten in pencil, verso, center: Dance [sic] Concertante / Mary Ellen Moylan [name encircled in green pencil] / Maria Tallchief [name encircled in green pencil] / Gift of Lillian Moore / Courtesy Dance Collection
Handwritten in black ink, verso, lower left: 50 to 15 / [horizontal line] / DP / [horizontal line] / Diano / [horizontal line]
Handwritten in pencil, verso, lower left: 98 [encircled]
Various annotations, mostly numerical, handwritten and scribbled through, verso, lower center and upper center
Two copyright/permissions stamps in red ink, verso, upper 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 Monica Andrews '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.