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.
1976. Artist David Hockney captured through the lens of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. Taken at Bruce Mailman’s (owner of the Saint) home at 442 Ocean & Sail. With Henry Geldzahler.
Andy Warhol Fire Island Diaries. 1982 and more… Andy Warhol has a long history with Fire Island. Arriving first in 1949 with Corinne-Kessler. Back in 1979 on the ferry
HBO… The Normal Heart 2013. 2013. On a summer’s day HBO arrives to film playwright Larry Kramer’s award winning play “The Normal Heart”.
The Joan McCraken story 1917-1961 Over the years many people have called Fire Island their home. Among the most intriguing was a woman who rose to fame ∞
The Art of Robert de Michiell 1958-2015. Robert de Michiell was one of the most prolific commercial illustrators of his time, with a distinctive style that
1975 – Holly Woodlawn 1975. Before the word transgender was where it is today there was Holly Woodlawn. A pseudo celebrity from the Andy Warhol factory. She was one of the first ∞