Books: The Tastemaker, Carl Van Vechten and the Birth of Modern America

tastemakerThe Tastemaker explores the many lives of Carl Van Vechten, the most influential cultural impresario of the early twentieth century: a patron and dealmaker of the Harlem Renaissance, a photographer who captured the era’s icons, and a novelist who created some of the Jazz Age’s most salacious stories. Continue Reading →

Dave Brubeck Harlem Renaissance Musician, 1958

Dave Brubeck PortraitOriginal silver gelatin print of American jazz pianist and composer Dave Brubeck as seen through the lens of the iconic photographer. Continue Reading →