The Passionate Observer: Photographs by Carl Van Vechten

June 16, 1995 – August 13, 1995

National Portrait Gallery
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor, Gallery 121B Floor Plan

76 portrait photographs serve as a visual catalogue of the artist's life and times from 1880-1964. Subjects include Paul Robeson, Ana May Wong, James Baldwin, Leonard Bernstein, Marian Anderson, H.L. Mencken, Mahalia Jackson, Salvador Dali, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Tennessee Williams.