Interviews

Susan Sontag quote

October 20, 2014

I recently stumbled across this great quote: To take a photograph is to participate in another person’s mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time’s relentless melt. -Susan Sontag This book looks good.

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Last week I had my post-partum follow up visit in Soho. I got the green light to jog and have gone a few times already (where’s the snail emoji?). Dave came with me and then to brunch at Balthazar (with Vivian in tow of course). Next we hit up one of our favorite NY bookstores, McNally […]

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Esh, some of these hurt to read. Not from the perspective of the artist but from the writer of the rejection. Can you imagine listening to Madonna and turning her away from your record label and then seeing what became of her career? Or saying “no thank you” to Andy Warhol as he tries to […]

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Book By Its Cover feature!

February 26, 2014

I’m so thrilled to see my book: Well-Read Women: Portraits of Fiction’s Most Beloved Heroines featured on BBIC today. Julia Rothman is such an incredible artist and designer and I love the content on her site so much. So it was great to answer her thoughtful interview questions and see which paintings from my book […]

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Charley Harper

February 21, 2014

My friend Davina worked on these incredible films about one of my favorite artists/designers Charley Harper. My favorite quote about Harper’s work was uttered by designer Todd Oldham who championed the resurgence of interest in Harper’s incredible breadth of work. Oldham says that Harper’s work is “reductive but never diminished”. Harper was a total master at […]

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