Bernard Perlin – Art history 1948. Like many artist’s painter Bernard Perlin (left) finds his way to Fire Island and the PAJAMA group of fellow artists. “Bernard Perlin
1960’s Beefcake on Fire Island with Jim Stryker. Photographed by Walter Kundzicz for Champion. la As the 1950’s gave way to the 1960’s muscle headed beefcake gave way
From the Pines with Love. 1985. With the advent of the AIDS crisis owner John Whyte felt the need for a community response. With co chair Ron English, and using his
1969. Jay Hyde Crawford home 266 Bay Walk. Architect Horace Gifford. Jay Hyde Crawford was a fashion Illustrator most famous for his design for department store Bonwit Teller. A
George Stavrinos Fashion Illustrator. 1983. 1987. Many artists made their way to the Pines leaving their mark on history with their art. George Stavrinos is one.
Rodger Duncan Fashion Illustrator. Many artists of every creative field made their way to the Pines. It’s natural setting was a haven that inspired creativity. It was only natural
Ferron Bell 1943-2013 1969 Born Thomas Ferron Bell on Oct. 30, 1943, in Pasadena, Calif., he was the youngest of three children and the only boy. He always had
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.
In 1937 on Fire Island, Paul Cadmus, Jared and Margaret French forged a photographic collaboration they called PaJaMa, an amalgamation of the first two letters of each of their first
Artist John Laub was a native of Philadelphia. His family anticipated his entry into the world of business, but he envisioned something different. While attending a small liberal arts college
Peter Hujar Peter Hujar, who died of AIDS in 1987, left behind a complex and profound body of photographs. He was a leading figure in the group of artists, musicians,
Patti Smith 1970’s. American singer, poet and visual artist Patti Smith is photographed in the Pines by longtime friend Robert Mapplethorpe.