He was the costume designer for Tennessee Williams' play, "The Night of the Iguana, on Broadway in New York City.
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(Interview with the Los Angeles Times in 1980): When I'm doing a costume, I don't think of it as a piece of wardrobe. I think of it as a painting.
Career as a costume designer began when Marc Chagall
asked him to help paint costumes for the New York City Ballet's 1949 production of "The Firebird", staged by George Balanchine