Category Archives: Art

Viva

Viva wore band-aids over her nipples. Andy Warhol was never sexy. She was a goddess. She lives in Palm Springs and paints landscapes of what she sees.

Andre The Giant Had A Posse

Andre the Giant is a legend. His presence in the WWF gave the wrestling federation credibility. This man was big. He entered Studio 54 when I was working there. I opened the ropes and said, “Right this way, Andre.” He smiled and ushered in his three guests. No much of an entourage and I was […]

Charlotte Rampling – Helmut Newton

Tres Sexy. Funny how we never met on the Continent. Charlotte Rampling must have traveled in different circles. Malheureusement.

The Sins of Helmut Newton

Helmut Newton portrayed sex differently from the Playboy magazine version. S&M tainted photos versus airbrushed farm girls, however Hugh Hefner recognized the Berlin-born photographer’s talent and hired Newton to shoot soft-core pictorials for Playboy, including pictorials of Nastassia Kinski and Kristine DeBell. His true vision of sexuality will always be renowned for its departure point […]

Le Livre de Philippe Waty

The Steamin’ Musselmen or les Muselmans Fumant were an artistic troupe de force in Paris through the 1980s and 1990s. Philippe Waty co-founded the group and his vibrant iconography adorned the walls of the abandoned city quarters. Philippe painted with the spirit of Chester Hines’s Black America matched by his collaborators; Fabrice Langlade, Tristam de […]