Celebrity history- David Geffen

Celebrity history- David Geffen Business magnate, producer, film studio executive, and philanthropist David Geffen was a frequent visitor to the Pines throughout the 1980's and 90's. He would hang with friends designer Calvin Klein, Andy Warhol, Steve Rubell and more. He would purchase Calvin Klein's home and get involved in...

Harvey Milk on Fire Island 1950’s.

Harvey Milk on Fire Island 1950's.         Harvey Milk, was a visionary civil and human rights leader who became one of the first openly gay elected officials in the United States when he won a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977.  Harvey was...

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...

Celebrity history- Andy Warhol Fire Island Diaries 1982, and more…

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 to the Pines with silk screen printer Rupert Smith.  Here he shoots the film "My Hustler."        ...