A thrift store changed Charles Phoenix's life. "Thrift stores opened me up to the treasures and the underbelly of our mass-consumption culture," says Phoenix, whose collection of vintage slides would…
Ever see that '80s video with Mötley Crüe at a strip club? Judging by Royal Jelly, which opened May 3 at Forty Deuce, it made a lasting impression on Ivan Kane.
Just as there are every year, several of the boating world's most mega of mega-yachts will be moored off the Croisette, providing a fittingly flamboyant backdrop to the wheeling and dealing of Cannes.
A clear-eyed mass of moxie with the face of a goddess, Q'Orianka Kilcher is anything but an average 15-year-old. She doesn't gush over meeting superstars or getting a statuette of her own. Instead…
In researching his latest book, "The Economy of Prestige," the U. of Pennsylvania's James F. English spent more than three years exploring the world's most esteemed cultural prizes -- from the…
Gilbert Taylor once accosted Alfred Hitchcock with a pair of scissors. It wasn't exactly a "Psycho" moment, but Taylor did manage to pull the master of suspense into a darkened room and snip off the…
It was meant only as a joke, but when asked if the entertainment biz had any artistic credibility, Candice Bergen allegedly laughed and said: "Hollywood and art? Hollywood is like Picasso's bathroom."