Collection Artwork
George Platt Lynes (East Orange, New Jersey, 1907 – 1955, New York)
Martha Swope (Tyler, Texas, 1928 – 2017, New York, New York)
[Melissa Hayden, Marnee Morris, Deni Lamont, Carol Sumner in "Stars and Stripes," choreography by George Balanchine, costumes by Karinska]
1973
gelatin silver print
Melissa Hayden
Carol Sumner
Marnee Morris
Deni Lamont
paper size: 7 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.
image size: 7 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.
Gift of Robert Tracy, Class of 1977
photographed at the former UFA movie lots, , Berlin, Germany, Europe
1986.162
Typewritten page, adhered, paper verso: Picture taken on set during 1973 filming of sixteen New York City Ballet repertory ballets in Berlin for World Wide Television broadcast. / PICTURED:
Stamped on same page, adhered, paper verso: STARS & STRIPES / Music by Hershy Kay (after themes of John Philip Sousa) / Choreography by George Balanchine / Scenery by David Hays / Costumes designed and executed by Karinska
Handwritten on same page, adhered, paper verso: Melissa Hayden [name underlined in green pencil] / center
Stamped, paper verso, upper center: STARS & STRIPES / Music by Hershy Kay (after themes of John Philip Sousa) / Choreography by George Balanchine / Scenery by David Hays / Costumes designed and executed by Karinska
Handwritten, paper verso, center: top. / Melissa Hayden / l. tor. / Marnee Morris, Deni Lamont, Carol Sumner
Stamped, paper verso, lower right: NEW YORK CITY BALLET / NEW YORK STATE THEATRE / LINCOLN CENTER PLAZA / NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10023 / (212) TR 7-4700  | Handwritten, paper verso, lower left: 43 [encircled]

Ongoing Research

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Pattern by Evelyn Wang ’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.