This past fall I read Just Kids, Patti Smith’s memoir about her relationship with the photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. The book, which won the 2010 National Book Award–is riveting. I always enjoy reading about how the artists I admire find themselves, … Continue reading
Category Archives: Photography/Photographers
Shot with Hipstamatic, Loftus lens, Blanko film.
Last week I joined the Independent Fashion Bloggers, which is, well, an association of independent fashion bloggers. A recent IFB post offered up the idea of starting a 365 photo project, where you take a picture a day. Of course, … Continue reading
The black and white photographs in this post are from my visit to the Vivian Maier exhibit at Howard Greenberg Gallery on 57th Street. Maier’s story is pretty incredible: She spent most of her life working as a nanny, and … Continue reading
I love clogs of all stripes–open-toe, closed-toe, with ankle strap, without. I love them with socks and with tights and with bare feet. I will wear them in a house, I will wear them with a mouse…you see where I … Continue reading
While I was in Paris over the summer, my mother, father and I had dinner at Le Voltaire, on the quai Voltaire (big shock). Peter Marino, the architect, sat in a booth behind us. My mother was the one who … Continue reading