Fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier dies at 78 – and older Art News –

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PATRICK DEMARCHELIER, the fashion and portrait photographer, died on March 31 at the age of 78, his Instagram page announced. Shooting for leading magazines and brands, and serving as a personal portraitist for princess diana, Demarchelier was one of the most prominent fashion photographers of his time. “The combination of ease and elegance distinguishes his work” Vanessa Friedman written in the New York Times, where she serves as fashion director and chief fashion critic. In 2018, the boston globe published a story in which models accused the photographer of sexual misconduct with models, allegations he denied. vogue, Harper’s Bazaarand the Guardian also ran obituaries.

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The summary

Billionaire collector Joseph Lau would sell eight porcelains from the Ming and Qing dynasties across Sotheby’s and a mine of rare wines through Christie’s, which could net him some $20 million in total. Convicted of money laundering and corruption in Macau, Lau resides in Hong Kong, which does not have an extradition agreement with this special administrative region. [The Daily Beast]

Artists-friends Melvin Edwards, Sam Giliamand William T. Williamswho first showed together at the Workshop Museum in Harlem in 1969, have a new joint exhibition at the rhythm gallery At New York. Gilliam told a wide-ranging panel discussion that “every time we work together it makes us competitive, and therefore not to be outdone by the other”. [T: The New York Times Style Magazine]

Researchers at Gemäldegalerie in Berlin reassigned a 1638 landscape previously thought Govert Flinck to his teacher, Rembrandt Van Rijn. Want more Rembrandt? Last year, ART news asked Rembrandt scholars to choose their favorite images of the master. [Artnet News via Artforum]

Chef, restaurateur and art collector Daniel Hmmwhose restaurants include Eleven Madison Park in New York, would be in a relationship with an actor Half Moore. Their representatives do not comment. [Page Six]

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Some 20,000 films from the rich collection of Kim’s videowhich closed its New York flagship in 2009, are now available for hire at the Lower Manhattan Theater in Alamo Drafthouse. VCRs can also be rented. [The New York Times]

the kicker

ALL THE PARTIES OF TOMORROW. During a VIP opening for the Whitney Biennial At New York, vanity loungeit’s Nate Freeman caught up collector Mera Rubellwho said she used to throw biennial afterparties with her husband, put on, when the museum was on the Upper East Side. “Once we got a buzz from someone wanting to come to the party, but they were a day late,” Mera said. “I asked, ‘What’s your name?’ and they said, ‘Jeff Koon .’ It was 1979, no one had ever heard of him. We invited him over for pasta. And now the guy is sending his art to the moon! [Vanity Fair]

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