The Tastemaker

The Tastemaker

A revealing biography of the influential and controversial cultural titan who embodied an era

The 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. A close confidant of Langston Hughes, Gertrude Stein, George Gershwin, F.… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 18, 2014)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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