“I do not own it, Ben Bradlee and Sally Quinn own it, yes, yes, we must be very clear about that!” exclaimed Frances Hayward, the silver-haired animal-rights activist and philanthropist who has rented the famous Grey Gardens mansion in East Hampton for twelve years now.
Ms. Hayward was arriving Read More
The thing about the classic 1975 Maysles brothers documentary Grey Gardens, which follows Jackie O.’s eccentric and reclusive relatives Big and Little Edie Beale, is that beyond all of its campy craziness—and boy, there is an awful lot—there is real sadness, too (and lessons to be learned: namely, stop adopting cats and don’t move home Read More
In the so-charming-it-hurts I Love You, Man, Paul Rudd’s character, Peter, likes to spend Sunday nights at home with his lovely fiancée, watching HBO. Peter is such a champion of network that at one point he even utters the famous catchphrase—“It’s not TV, it’s HBO”—to help explain what he loves about this chosen date-night activity. Read More
On the evening of Friday, Feb. 15, an exhibition of documentarian Albert Maysles’ photographs and cinemagraphs opened at the Steven Kasher Gallery in Chelsea. The event coincided with the release of a new book, A Maysles Scrapbook, which features a preface by Martin Scorsese, who praises the iconic, collaborative efforts of Mr. Maysles Read More