We strolled into the Museum of Modern Art last Tuesday, for a gala honoring the centennial of the birth of the renowned photojournalist Gordon Parks, who passed away at 93 in 2006.
A quick nod to the door guy, and then promptly to the bar. Still off the sauce, we grabbed a seltzer and turned around to survey the scene, only to be immediately interrupted by a bronzed figure that had surveyed our less than macho bar order. “Did you just order a sparkling water, m’boy?” photographer Peter Beard asked us.
“Regrettably so,” we admitted to the man whose legendary life-long bender makes Bowie’s Thin White Duke phase look like rehab.
In a season four episode of Mad Men, Don Draper won a CLIO Award for his work on the Glo-Coat campaign. Alcohol-fueled misbehavior and office tensions ensued. The Observer was eager to relive those moments at the Museum of Natural History, where the “Oscars of advertising” were given out last night.
the eight-day week
Annie Leibovitz’s place in the culture is secure as long as Vanity Fair is still being printed and doesn’t replace her glossy conceptualism with Terry Richardson’s stark sexscapes. But the lady caught a social consciousness from Susan Sontag, and now she’s giving back. For one, night, the Mayson Gallery is displaying Ms. Leibovitz’s photos in Read More