BIOGRAPHER & JOURNALIST
Just a few of the many articles and posts I've contributed to various magazines, newspapers, journals, and websites over the length of my career...
Some recent pieces:
A deep look into the famously staring Hans Holbein portraits of Thomas Cromwell and Sir Thomas More, long displayed at New York's Frick Collection.
The American Scholar
In the midst of the pandemic, an outdated file folder led me into a precious, near-forgotten world
The American Scholar,
A visit to shoe designer Christian Louboutin's exhibit in Paris. (Graydon Carter's AirMail Weekly, Feb. 22, 2020)
I headed to Chile to research a biography,
then found myself in an uprising instead...
(posted on The American Scholar,
From The American Scholar (Summer issue, 2019).
Designer Alessandra Branca's new atelier by the Seine for ElleDecor (April, 2019)
The story of quiche
-- and my amazing mother --
from the new foodie website
Eat, Darling, Eat
And some classic ones:
An Architectural Digest profile
of the zany, inimitable
designer Tony Duquette
From the Columbia Journalism Review, a story on the HUGE impact of a tiny ad...
How living in Paris transforms you
(The Telegraph, UK)
Novelist, Essayist, Parisian:
A profile of Diane Johnson
from the San Francisco Chronicle Magazine
My essay for the
San Francisco Chronicle Magazine
on the outsized influence
of an inherited chair...
A visit to the Maine house of Sister Parish, the iconic American interior decorator, for Architectural Digest