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From Stepford Wives To Mystic Pizza

A new, lush book by actor/writer Illeana Douglas takes us on a film journey through Connecticut

Socialite C.Z. Guest and her son Alexander Guest in front of their Grecian temple pool at Villa Artemis in Palm Beach. Original Publication: A Wonderful Time - Slim Aarons (Photo by Slim Aarons/Getty Images)
Society

Poolside revisited

The story behind the photo (taken at the Palm Beach estate rumored to be a future home for Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez) that enshrined Villa Artemis (and C.Z. Guest) as the reigning symbol of post-war American Aristocracy

Art & Culture

When Glamour Was the Point

Vintage advertising posters from the Art Deco era promote very different lifestyle goals from those of today.

Carrie Coon as Bertha Russell in HBO‘s The Gilded Age
New York City

Hey, Big Spenders!

Unlike the old/new money protagonists in HBO's The Gilded Age, NYC’s contemporary elite share their wealth more freely—to the city’s benefit.

Memorabilia

The Unbearable Lightness of Elizabeth Taylor’s Coffee Table

I own a piece of history. I just didn’t want it to hurt my baby.

Idris Elba in front of the Paris Theater in Manhattan for the em>Luther: The Fallen Sun US premier in March 2023
Art & Culture

Paris calling

Netflix has tarted up New York’s legendary movie theater, and the cinephiles are happy.

Multidisciplinary artist Derrick Adams.
Movers & Shakers

We See You: Derrick Adams

The multidisciplinary artist celebrates joy in Black art and culture.

Tony Cokes, whose video installation is on show at the Dia Bridgehampton
Art & Culture

Tony Cokes exhibit at Dia Bridgehampton

New video installation probes the politics of color.

DP Books

Don't Call Me Home

Growing up as the daughter of a Warhol superstar.

Image of a heart with the words “Funk you too!” in the center.
On View

Bring On The Funk

A new show at the Museum of Art and Design celebrates the humor, sex, and edginess of the Funk movement in ceramics.

Movers & Shakers

We See You: Isolde Brielmaier

Isolde you so: The Deputy Director of the New Museum is herself a classic.

New York City

The Wonder of Loew’s Wonder Theatres

As much as they were built to simply show movies, these pleasure domes were also built for New Yorkers to feel a sense of awe.

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