Bernard Perlin- Art history

  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 (1918-2014) was an extraordinary figure in twentieth century American art and gay cultural history, an acclaimed artist and sexual renegade...

Paul Cadmus, Jared & Margaret French- Art history

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 names. The trio produced intimately posed photographs that detailed their relationships, both amongst themselves and within Fire Island's thriving artistic...

The Carrington Estate Est. 1912.

The Carrington Estate. 1920,s The Carrington Family. The Carrington House during the Marquet Years, 1912-1927 Margaret Brush inherited the Fire Island property from her husband and, in September 1912, sold the parcel to Frederick E. Marquet of 15 Frankfort Street, Orange, New Jersey. Marquet was born in Orange in 1886,...