Nostalgia

It Seems Like Yesterday

by Harry Benson B. C. Forbes was a journalist who immigrated to America from Aberdeenshire in Scotland and worked as a columnist for Hearst newspapers before founding Forbes magazine. Because we shared a background with Scotland and journalism, I was pleased to have the opportunity in 1971 to photograph B. C. Forbes’ son Malcolm Forbes, …

Carter Burden, A 1960s Legend’s Legacy

by Audax Last year, nearly two decades after his early death in 1996, the Morgan Library mounted a splendid exhibition of masterpieces from Carter Burden’s magnificent collection of modern American literature. “From Gatsby to Garp” brought together nearly 100 works including first editions, manuscripts, letters, and revised galley proofs. Among the authors featured were such …

The Legacy of Halston

“Fashion starts with fashionable people,” stated designer Roy Halston Frowick (1932–1990), known simply as “Halston.” Born in Des Moines, Iowa, on April 23, 1932, to a Norwegian-American accountant and his wife, Halston later dropped his first and last names, preferring the moniker. As a boy, Halston loved to alter and make clothes for his mother …