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Life Narratives: Doris's Apartment

A.J. Condeelis | Posted 09.01.2014 | Arts
A.J. Condeelis

Over the weekend, I was helping a friend sort through decades -- actually almost half a century -- belongings of a woman named Doris. I never met Doris. But I learned a lot about her life and personality by spending hours in her $130 a month rent controlled fourth floor walk-up.

Felines: Fashion's New Muses

Kimberly Couzens | Posted 12.01.2012 | Style
Kimberly Couzens

Is fashion getting cattier? Supermodels of the world, make way for your feline competition. They're fierce, they're fabulous, and they have twice the legs.

Conversation With Reuel Golden, Author of London. Portrait of a City

Hannah Gal | Posted 10.03.2012 | Books
Hannah Gal

This thoroughly stylish book feels like a celebration of the magnificent metropolis, with hundreds of meticulously researched, beautifully presented photographs.

Photographs of Lucian Freud In His Prime

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

A Sotheby's exhibition in London is showing a series of photographs of famed British artist Lucian Freud. Taken by photographers Cecil Beaton and Davi...

The Lines of My Life

Alice Carey | Posted 08.11.2012 | Style
Alice Carey

Elizabeth Taylor once said that every wrinkle tells a story. Fine. When I was young Taylor's words of wisdom seemed great, but not now. Not to my generation who truly believed "all you need is love," not face cream.

Celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee at the National Portrait Gallery in London

Heidi Kim Thompson | Posted 07.24.2012 | Arts
Heidi Kim Thompson

From candid photographs of the young queen laughing, holding her own umbrella and having a cup of tea, to more radical silkscreens by Warhol, we notice the departure from a traditional, elevated image to that of one more ordinary and down-to-earth.

Queen Elizabeth II by Cecil Beaton

Franca Sozzani | Posted 04.23.2012 | Style
Franca Sozzani

It's a must-see exhibition for its historical significance, for the powerfulness of the queen's figure, her attitude, her poses, her smiles and her inimitable gaze, as well as for the importance of Cecil Beaton as a photographer.

Rebecca Carroll

'Posing Beauty': Deborah Willis, Photographer And Breast Cancer Survivor, Discusses Her New Exhibit

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Carroll | Posted 11.27.2011 | Black Voices

In her remarkable new exhibit at the Fisher Museum of Art at the University of Southern California, photographer and New York University professor Deb...

PHOTOS: Mick Jagger Pouts His Way To The National Portrait Gallery

Posted 09.04.2011 | Arts

Colin Jones' 1967 portrait of Sir Mick Jagger, with a confrontational gaze and a military coat à la Sgt. Pepper's, says it all. Jagger and the Rollin...

Easy Reader: BookExpo America 2011 Offers Plenty

David Finkle | Posted 07.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

Book lovers, here's a full disclosure about reporter/bookist me and BookExpo America 2011 at New York City's Jacob Javits Center: I go for the giveaways.

Homo-Harlem: Learning How to be Gay from Movies

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Michael Henry Adams

Yesterday, I saw the season's gay hit move of the summer, Sex in the City II, which has received such bad reviews, but my friends and I quite enjoyed ...

Some Great New Books!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael Henry Adams

If one is known to be a lover of fine books, one of the best times of the year is quite near. Thanks to this short list of selections from Random House's Monacelli Press, we can happily enjoy some of life's finer pleasures.

Meet the Black Elite!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

That the charity of New York's best events is secondary, even insignificant, in contrast to the stylishness of those in attendance, is a 'dirty secret' that's routinely denied.