Collection Artwork
[Mary Ellen Moylan and Maria Tallchief in "Danses Concertantes," choreography by George Balanchine, costumes by Eugene Berman]
1944
gelatin silver print
Maria Tallchief
Mary Ellen Moylan (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1925 – 2020, Redmond, Washington)
paper size: 10 x 8 in.
image size: 9 1/8 x 7 in.
Gift of Robert Tracy, Class of 1977
probably photographed in New York, New York, United States, North America
1986.224
Handwritten in pencil, verso, center: Dance [sic] Concertante / Mary Ellen Moylan [name encircled in green pencil] / Maria Tallchief [name encircled in green pencil] / Gift of Lillian Moore / Courtesy Dance Collection
Handwritten in black ink, verso, lower left: 50 to 15 / [horizontal line] / DP / [horizontal line] / Diano / [horizontal line]
Handwritten in pencil, verso, lower left: 98 [encircled]
Various annotations, mostly numerical, handwritten and scribbled through, verso, lower center and upper center
Two copyright/permissions stamps in red ink, verso, upper left

Ongoing Research

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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.