Category Archives: Icons

Motoring with Mick Jagger

Courtesy of DRIVEN It’s 1971 and the Stones have just released Sticky Fingers. Mick is in need of some R&R, so in true rock star style he jumps in his Morgan roadster and lights out for St. Tropez. Read more … Continue reading

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Faulkner from Hollywood to West Point

Whether in Hollywood doctoring scripts in the 1940s (above) or addressing cadets at West Point, literary lion William Faulkner was a paragon of style. Read more at A Continuous Lean….

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Caine in Cannes

From Cannes Cinema (Cahiers du cinema, May 2011, $39.95) ¬©Traverso / courtesy Cahiers du cinema In honor of the Cannes film festival which starts today, we bring you this snap of the great Michael Caine from the cinematic happening in … Continue reading

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The Art of the Bowtie: Bogie by Avedon

Courtesy of Bonhams Lot 110: Richard Avedon (American, 1923-2004) Humphrey Bogart, Actor, New York, 1953 Gelatin silver print, printed 1970, from Minneapolis Portfolio (New York: self-published, 1970), signed and numbered 8/35 in pencil in the margin; signed in ink and … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Warhols

                          Christie’s Images Ltd. A lot of fuss is being made over a blood red 1986 Andy Warhol self-portrait expected to fetch up to $40 million at Christie‚Äôs … Continue reading

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Beard & Blixen at Sotheby’s

Courtesy Sotheby’s This oversized, embellished Polaroid of swashbuckling photographer Peter Beard holding one of his iconic portraits of Out of Africa author Karen Blixen is expected to fetch up to $14,000 at Sotheby’s Photographies sale in Paris on May 10. … Continue reading

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Remembering Cary Gant

Courtesy of DRIVEN Cary Grant’s daughter Jennifer is publishing a new memoir of her father this week entitled Good Stuff (Knopf). In celebration DRIVEN takes a look at the book and offers this classic snap of the iconic actor perusing … Continue reading

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Jockey Full of Bourbon

In honor of his recent induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, we present the only man alive who should ever sport a soul patch.

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Hockney at Bonhams

Courtesy Bonhams UK auction house Bonhams is staging a sale in London on April 20 dedicated solely to the work of David Hockney, including several important paintings. To our way of thinking however of equal appeal are the many portraits … Continue reading

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Drinking & Driving with Hunter S. Thompson

Courtesy of DRIVEN A brisk wind is blustering down from the snow-capped Rockies as Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, clutching a Bloody Mary, shifts his red Chevrolet Caprice Classic convertible into high gear…. Thus begins our reminiscence of the good doctor … Continue reading

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