Collection Artwork
attributed to Wayne Miller (Chicago, Illinois, 1918 – 2013, California)
paper size: 14 x 11 1/4 in.
image size: 13 1/2 x 10 3/4 in.
paper size: 14 x 11 1/4 in.
Promised gift of Jack Shear
Inscribed, verso, upper right: Wayne Miller USN ? / “Boot” 18 yr old from Arkansas / in training / 1941-2. / Vintage Navy Photo / pub. U.S. Navy War Photos [“U.S…Photos” is underlined] / Ed Steichen, pub. / $800
Inscribed, verso, upper center: [scribble] p. 6, US N War Photographs [“USN War Photographs” is underlined], Steichen, ed. (1945 ed.) / “Boot” [illegible text, partially erased]
Inscribed, verso, center: Bu Aer[?] 150790
Scribble, 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.