"HOLLYWOOD: Uptown & Underground" follows my nights as a freelance photograher shooting the Hollywood party and art scenes in the mid-80s and ear… Read More
"HOLLYWOOD: Uptown & Underground" follows my nights as a freelance photograher shooting the Hollywood party and art scenes in the mid-80s and early 90s. I was the only guy covering both--sometimes on the same night, and always on the inside. An essay describing this time is also available. Read Less
Welcome to the underground.
Angelica and Jack, cornered at an art opening in Beverly Hills.
Balthazar Getty and Drew Barrymore at a private party to celibrate the publishing of photographer Greg Gorman's first book.
Club kids at four in the morning...going home.
A little trick in my camera allowed me to extend the negative in-camera for this triple exposure...at some one-night loft party way downtown.
The girls are asking, "Are you talking to me?"
Carrie Fisher and writer/actor Buck Henry shooting me with Silly String at a small party to launch the film "Down and Out in Beverly Hills".
Madonna playing hide and seek with me at a private party hosted by the late photographer Herb Ritts.
Bruce Willis saying "Don't take my fucking picture." I was shooting at a private party hosted by Vanity Fair; the only photographer in the room. What else was I supposed to do? That's Demi on the left.
All for show at an underground club downtown...way off the Hollywood path. By day, the woman with the whip was a nurse!
Mud Men at a fashion show.
The models (and stylist in glasses) having fun after a fashion show.
Kitten Natividad (what a sweetheart), ex-wife of Russ Meyer, and Diane H. busting out at the Stock Exchange nightclub.
Iggy Pop off-stage.
Kirk Douglas photographed on the terrace of author Sidney Sheldon's Beverly Hills home.
Valentino, w/ model, gave me a patient five minutes in the lobby of the Beverly Wilshire Hotel during a rare visit to L.A.
Slow motion dance performance, underground club style.
Believe it or not, the artist inside this monster was a very handsome guy...at another no-name loft party.
This young man, with five rings in his foreskin, died of AIDS, his wings unfinished.
Another in-camera triple exposure of a club kid downtown.
Debbie Harry and jewelry designer Smitty backstage.
Paul and Linda McCartney at a launch party for Linda's last book.
Toni Bazil and Terri Garr at the I-Hop on Santa Monica Blvd.
Model Lauren Hutton. She was on crutches that night.
One of the most famous models of them all, Petty Moffitt, hasn't changed her look in fifty years, and she's still as "now" as ever.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, as handsome as he ever was in his pre-govenor days admired by Mrs. Vincent Minnelli, step-mother of Liza, at a private reception in Beverly Hills.
Clothing designer Pepito Albert during his L.A. heyday.
Hat fashion at the Stock Exchange nightclub.
Rob Lowe at a gallery opening in West Hollywood.
Linda Lovitch in the legendary studio of the late photographer (and my dear friend) Steven Arnold.
Artist Keith Haring during a rare visit to L.A.
The late photographer Herb Ritts with Daryl Hannah at Herb's photo show in Hollywood.
Gallery owner David Fahey horse-playing around with photographer Herb Ritts and Richard Gere.
Whoopie out to support Amnesty International.
Sly not getting kicked out of a club in Hollywood.
Actress Shawn Young seeing double at the old Bistro in Beverly Hills.
Model Iman when she was partying alone...before her marriage to David Bowie.
Jay Leno at a private reception hosted by the legendary Hollywood power agent Swifty Lazar...at the old Spago on Sunset Strip.
Billy Idol and then wife on New Years Eve.
This rare gathering centers around model and famous muse, the late Tina Chow, second from left, with her father (left), son Max, her mother, and Tina's former husband, Michael Chow at his restaurand in Beverly Hills.
Actor Vincent Price and wife Coral Browne, not long before Price passed away...this taken at a small fund-raising dinner in Beverly Hills.
More silly nonesense at a club on Hollywood Blvd.
Hair and cigarettes on Sunset Strip.
Rock & Roll energy in Hollywood.
Hollywood cool. Waiting for a club to open.
Actor James Woods and one of the most beautiful women in the word...whomever she is!
Actor and model Steve Lyon with two friends af the Stock Exchange nightclub. This is one of my favorite photos. Humans don't come more stunning than this.
Surprise guest Ivana Trump wearing Therie Mugler at a fashion show. Another rare visitation by the New York gliterati.
End of a long night as the Mona Lisa looks on glumly.
"HOLLYWOOD: Uptown & Underground" follows my nights as a freelance photograher shooting the Hollywood party and art scenes in the mid-80s and early 90s. I was the only guy covering both--sometimes on the same night, and always on the inside. An essay describing this time is also available.