candidness, a hint of self-deprecation seeping through. "I'm lucky because what was essentially my hobby became my job. Some people have their jobs but have other hobbies like fishing, therefore the magazines they read on the toilet are fishing magazines. The magazines I read on the toilet...

These days the term Chelsea Girls calls to mind ass-swishing Muscle Marys mincing up and down Eighth Avenue, but back in the day—1966, to be exact—it was Andy Warhol's greatest film, and has been ever since. Well, we should qualify that by saying it got mostly terrible reviews at the time, but...

She returned to New York, became involved in the Studio 54 scene, released three disco albums, and collaborated with Andy Warhol. Having now become rather notorious, Jones launched into her third career, acting on the big screen in Conan the Destroyer and the James Bond film A View to a Kill....

Formed with John Cale and Nico, the Velvets were synonymous with Andy Warhol and the counter-culture of the 1960s. Reed is particularly known for his experimental approach to music and the frankness with which he addressed taboo topics of sexuality and drug use. Reed went solo in 1972 and...

The NY outlet became known as the 'daytime Studio 54,' where the likes of Andy Warhol, Cher, Jackie Onassis, Liza Minnelli, Keith Haring, Grace Jones, and Klaus Nomi mingled. The mild-mannered Italian became such a sensation that he was namechecked in a Sister Sledge song and in Mark...

As a kid I was a bit of a loner and spent time by myself reading books, fashion magazines and thinking critically about art and anthropology. My mom introduced me to philosophy texts as a kid. I studied literature and ended up doing my graduate thesis on James Turrell, who once said, "Light...

The English label Meadham Kirchhoff did just that for fall, blending in a little Studio 54 and Andy Warhol for good measure. But in the haute-kitsch explosion of tinsel, sequins, glitter-dusted platform shoes, leopard-print panties, and intergalactic make-up were several fur jackets, not...

If Tumblr and Pinterest are any indication, Andy Warhol's Superstars, the eclectic group of stylish eccentrics championed by the artist, are just as influential as they were in their 1960s heyday. Along with socialites and muses like Baby Jane Holzer and Edie Sedgwick, many of them artists in...

Billy Name (born William Linich Jr), creator and documentarian of Andy Warhol's Silver Factory, has died at the age of 76, from a variety of chronic conditions. In 1964, Andy Warhol met Billy Name, then a hairstylist, at one of Name's haircutting parties in his Lower East Side apartment,...

Having graced the stage at Carnegie Hall and the Musee de Louvre, not to mention blue-chip fashion shows and parties, Bin currently has the creative world's full attention. Combining any number of eye-popping visuals and citing Maria Callas and Andy Warhol as influences, Bin cultivates a look...

 

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