Britney Spears will address the causes of her infamously erratic behavior in an upcoming documentary. Sample quote: "I sit there and I’ll look back and I’m like: ‘I’m a smart person. What the hell was I thinking?’" [People]
The cover photo from the November issue of W, which features Angelina Jolie Read More
Get Whitney! (Photo: Patrick McMullan.)
The other night at the Whitney Museum, they were doing it in pairs, threesomes, and, with some difficulty, all alone.
A couple of new-fangled photo booths, updates on the ones of old, had invitees at the museum’s fall benefit snapping away. Especially since right after they’d posed for Read More
Rendering of 363-371 Lafayette.
Community Board 2 tentatively approved a plan for the development of 363-371 Layfayette Street last night, with several stipulations that the board hopes will preserve light and space for the adjoining building at 20 Bond Street, where legendary artist Chuck Close has a studio.
Tenants at 20 Bond Street and Read More
Tomorrow night, architect Michael Graves will be speaking at the New School with Dean Paul Goldberger. It’s the third in a series of talks that has already included artist Chuck Close and designer Bruce Mau.
For anyone looking for a bit more on Mr. Graves besides the Read More
It was the evening before the first round of Phillips Auctioneers’ Impressionist and Modern Art Sale, and the formerly crusty English house was doing some major repositioning, aggressively flexing the chic social and financial muscle it’s been given by its new owner, French luxury conglomerate LVMH. It was only last May that the freshly pumped-up Read More
I see that in the bibliography of the catalogue accompanying the Chuck Close exhibition, which Robert Storr has now organized at the Museum of Modern Art, I am on record as having written at least seven reviews of the artist’s work in the decade between December 1971 and April 1981. Most of these pieces were Read More
“It is not like looking at someone at a zoo or some strange creature. We address the issue. He discusses it,” said Marion Cajori of her feature-length documentary on the artist Chuck Close, who has been paralyzed from the neck down and confined to a wheelchair since 1988 as the result of a collapsed artery Read More