Collection Artwork
Carl Van Vechten (Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1880 – 1964, New York, New York)
[Marlon Brando in "A Streetcar Named Desire"]
December 27, 1948
gelatin silver print
image size: 5 1/4 x 3 3/8 in.
paper size: 5 1/4 x 3 3/8 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
photographed in New York, New York, United States, North America
2017.41.441
Blindstamped, lower middle: PHOTOGRAPH BY / CARL VAN VECHTEN
Inscribed in blue ink, verso, lower left: Kent / 251 W.68 / LY51082

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Ajay Sinha on Carl Van Vechten
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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.