Artist Nan Goldin was joined by nearly a 100 people this weekend at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Sackler Wing. There to protest the Sackler family many of whom have amassed a fortune through Purdue Pharma, the privately-held company that developed and marketed OxyContin, Goldin and her fellow protestors threw…
Nan Goldin, the photographer known for her images of early ’70s and ’80s New York City nightlife and queer culture, was addicted to OxyContin for nearly three years. Now clean, she’s protesting the Sackler family who invented the drug and donated millions of dollars to some of America’s greatest art museums.
Writer Michelle Tea followed Beth Ditto through the whirl of Paris fashion week, and lived to tell The Believer. What's interesting about Tea's account is that it places front-and-center one of the fashion industry's biggest unstated issues: Social class.