Archive for the 'History' Category

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the years teach much which the days never knew

youth and spirit

Jim Morrison: Leather Pants

Ray Manzarek, the keyboardist of The Doors, reminisced in a recent radio show how he helped Jim Morrison get leather pants. Ray recalled how Jim brought the subject up. – I wanna wear leather pants. – Why, man? – Like Marlon Brando in The Fugitive Kind. – Oh, I got you, like Marlon Brando snake-skin […]

Jack Goldstein

I SMELL YOU ON MY SKIN: HELMUT LANG ARCHIVES

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Lucien Freud (1922 – 2011)

Robert Mapplethorpe

HELMUT LANG: ‘MAKE IT HARD’ ARCHIVE SHRED

  FULL INTERVIEW AT DAZED DIGITAL.

Diane Arbus: Jack Dracula

“Jack Dracula, the Marked Man, is embellished with 306 tattoos (estimated value: $6000), and although this work-in-progress conspicuously distinguishes him, he is living in seclusion and I have solemnly sworn not to reveal his whereabouts. There are 28 stars on his face as well as 4 eagles in varying postures, 6 greenish symbols shaped like […]

Painting the Town Red, Blue, Pink…

Look at Mint: Exactly my sentiments when I was arrested.

and we celebrate ourselves by lighting up the sky

take a look at what you did

In the fields, the bodies burning, as the war machine keeps on turning.

Photo by Bruce Davis. This SCREAMS Paul Harnden Shoemakers, a poetic English label often heralded by those in the know, both here in NYC and abroad. Despite their embittered and grizzled faces, I don’t think one can help but offer up a certain romanticism for something that has long since superseded the decades that we’ve […]

slightly altered poster from George Lucas’ second feature film American Graffiti ( original poster )

Robert Mapplethorpe

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