Social History• May 3, 2023
This Was Then: The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s “Dinner with D.V.”
A piece of New York fashion history, a page out of only yesterday, Mary Hilliard’s report on the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum’s “Dinner With DV” (Diana Vreeland) on December 7, 1987...READ MORE
Part II: Billy and Douglas; Anatomy of the CollectorSocial Diary• March 22, 2023.
An Epicurean life in the form of Douglas Cooper, a brilliant and difficult man, one of the century’s greatest modern art collectors; Controversial, complicated, yet with a brilliant eye, and a spectacular collector of modern art. Part II of III...
Palm Beach declares Addison Mizner Month!Palm Beach• December 12, 2022.
Today is the 150th birthday of Addison Mizner, the architect who designed more than 60 houses and buildings with a vision that still defines Palm Beach to this day. Augustus Mayhew, PB’s historian, tells the incredible history of the man and his work...