FASHION ICON: MARISA BERENSON Berenson's über-chic grandmother often disapproved of her getups as the decade's nonconformist frocks—and headgear—took hold of her wardrobe. "I was wearing the shortest miniskirts, a bohemian-hippie look, lots of transparent clothes. She was horrified," Marisa recalls. How could anyone be mad at a face like this?
Richard Phillips is known for his large-scale glossy hyper-realistic paintings, recalling the pictorial style of magazines from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s and reflecting traditions of popular image culture. His paintings represent close-up portraits, predominantly of women from fashion and soft porno magazines, but also persons from the fields of pop music and politics. He says "My Pictures involve a kind of wasted beauty-that's always been a thread in my work."