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NEWTON IN NEW YORK

HELMUT NEWTON—PRIVATE PROPERTY—the inaugural gallery exhibition at the newly opened 10 Corso Como New York—comprises forty-five original prints from 1972 to 1983 that Newton himself selected as a series, and that he considered the most emblematic of his work at the time.   HELMUT NEWTON—PRIVATE PROPERTY Through November 4. 10 Corso Como, 1 Fulton Street, New York City. […]

SUSANNE BARTSCH ON TOP

“Bartsch picked up where Warhol left off.” — RuPaul History is made at night. In her capacity as party-throwing club-kid den mother and AIDS fundraiser par excellence, Susanne Bartsch provided a sanctuary of free expression for those pushed to society’s margins while engaging in what Ingrid Sischy called “the most serious political action of our […]

BILL CUNNINGHAM

“The only way to last is to never let anyone really know you, for society is only friendly to new faces, out of fear that you’re better than they… “One of the snags of high fashion is that it attracts the most ambitious social climbers: show-offs, snobs, bigots, and egoists. These women consider themselves as […]

NO SESSO AND KELSEY LU AT THE GETTY

“Designing is my art and my therapy. It brings me joy to make stuff… I design based off of emotion and how I feel, and what’s going on in my community around me.” — Pierre Davis, No Sesso* That community will meet at the Getty Center on Friday night when No Sesso debuts a site-specific […]

BLESS AT NEUTRA HOUSE

“The Neutra House project is some sort of a dream project. Not only does it contribute to architecture in general, but a great deal to our well being. In this specific case the house matches in shape, size, style, and configuration our personal needs quite well. “[The house] absorbs and reflects its environment, and is […]

DANDY OF THE BAZAAR

The late Christopher Gibbs was given an inimitable send-off by Hamish Bowles last week: vogue.com/christopher-gibbs-obituary-hamish-bowles sothebys.com/christopher-gibbs-on-performance See “The Great Someone,” Massimiliano Mocchia di Coggiola’s essay on dandyism, in the forthcoming print issue of PARIS LA. dopepress.fr Above: Anita Pallenberg, James Fox, and Mick Jagger in Performance (1970, directed by Donald Cammell and Nicolas Roeg), for which […]

BARBARA LODEN’S WANDA

“Wanda is a rare character, not just in the cinema of the time but still today—a woman defined by a near-total alienation from the world around her.”* A new restoration of the Barbara Loden masterpiece WANDA (1970) opens in Los Angeles this week. A key work of modern American cinema, this was Loden’s only feature […]