I kept my light on late into the night
turning all those pages, searching for you everywhere.
Literature is invention. Fiction is fiction. To call a story a true story is an insult to both art and truth. Every great writer is a great deceiver.
Vladimir Nabokov (April 22, 1899–July 2, 1977) in Lectures on Literature
Song: “Sweet Deception” by Laura Gibson
Go backstage of “Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love”! Watch the exhibition come together as members of the Museum’s Costume and Textiles staff dress mannequins in Kelly’s joyful designs in the Joan Spain Gallery of the Perelman Building.
Woman’s Ensemble: Dress, Hat, and Shoes, Fall/Winter 1987, designed by Patrick Kelly (Promised gift of Bjorn Guil Amelan and Bill T. Jones)
Woman’s Ensemble: Dress, Pins, and Scarf, Fall/Winter 1988, designed by Patrick Kelly (Promised gift of Bjorn Guil Amelan and Bill T. Jones)
Isn’t that a beautiful cowl captured at sunset on the beach? I adore taking pictures at sunset on the ocean. It is just gorgeous. You really only have about 10 minutes, maybe 10 minutes, when you get this perfect, perfect light we call magic light. But it’s the best 10 minutes of the whole shoot.