The Rainbow Flag

The Rainbow Flag Est. 1978. The first Rainbow Flag was designed in 1978 by Gilbert Baker, a San Francisco artist, who created the flag in response to a local activist's call for the need of a community symbol. (This was before the pink triangle was popularly used as a symbol...

Pines People- Gilbert Parker

Pines People-Gilbert Parker   Longtime Pines resident Gilbert Parker was a retired literary agent who represented many of America’s most influential playwrights over the span of nearly fifty years. His first job was as an assistant to Audrey Wood, the world-famous agent who represented Tennessee Williams and other important playwrights,...

Robert Mapplethorpe- Art history

Robert Mapplethorpe  1946-1989 The Pines was a haven for many artists. Here inspired by the beauty of the surroundings their art flourished. Photographer Robert Mapplethorpe was one of the many. Here he photographed celebrity friends like Patti Smith, David Hockney, Peter Berlin among many. He used his art to capture...