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Carl Van Vechten (1880-1964) was a music and dance critic, novelist, and photographer in New York City beginning in the first decades of the twentieth century. This collection includes more than 400 photographs by Van Vechten. Below are some highlights.
Inspired by the annual February Tang <3 Students Event
The Tang Pattern Project began in 2017 with research on cultural institutions’ branding by Design Intern Mallika Acharya ’18. It progressed into a collaboration organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger with past and current Tang Design Interns to propose a Tang Museum branding refresh. Their new patterns draw inspiration from the Museum’s exhibition history.