Ah, what a world! How infinite in variety. How beautiful in diversity. How limitless in options.
When I first came to New York from Sydneythis was in 1990I imagined MFA programs were a bit of a scam.
Its easy to see why 38-year-old writer Elizabeth Gaffney calls herself a Brooklyn devotee. She still lives in the Brooklyn Heights brownstone in which she was born and loves to rifle urban archives for overlooked nuggets of borough lore.
Fashion and politics. Style and revolution. We have emerged from a century of fascism on the runway and the campaign trail. We vote, we buy, based on our own shallowest experience of who we are.