Collection Artwork
[Melissa Hayden and Hugh Laing in "Bayou," choreography by George Balanchine, costumes by Dorothea Tanning]
gelatin silver print
Melissa Hayden
Hugh Laing
paper size: 10 x 8 in.
image size: 9 5/8 x 7 5/8 in.
Gift of Robert Tracy, Class of 1977
probably photographed in New York, New York, United States, North America
Inscribed in blue ink, verso, upper center: Melissa Hayden [“Melissa Hayden” underlined in green] and Hugh Laing / in / Bayou / Photo: Fred Melton / Courtesy Dance Collection
Inscribed in orange, verso, center: 34 to 17 / 24 to 27 [second line crossed through in black]
Inscribed, verso, center right: 50 / [additional text crossed through]
Inscribed in black, verso, center: 35 to 27 [crossed through in orange] / DP / CIANO [wide space] ADD to Hayden / 77[?] [crossed through]
Inscribed, verso, lower right, encircled: PAGE 112

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 Fiona McLaughlin ’20
Inspired by the exhibition Opener 28 - Erika Verzutti: Mineral
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.