Tag Archives: Richard Kern

Dossier x Worth Motorcycle Company

For the launch of our tenth issue, we at Dossier wanted to do something a little more meaningful than throwing just one more party during fashion week. Instead, we decided to channel our resources into organizing a charity art auction. The organization that is benefiting, Worth Motorcycle Company, is a new non-profit that teaches New [...]

East End Art

There is so much good art in the Hamptons this summer, you have no excuse not to go check it all out. Labor Day might be just around the corner, but there is plenty of time to see some of the excellent exhibitions and events going on across the East End of Long Island. For [...]

In Conversation with Richard Kern

Richard Kern is difficult to pin down. He has shot for some of the most well-known publications in contemporary culture, including GQ, Hustler, and Playboy, as well as independent magazines such as Purple and V Magazine, but it is his work for the subversive cult publication Vice with which his style is most affiliated. Kern has used Vice as [...]

Richard Kern at Anthology Film Archives

Anthology Film Archives will be screening two programs of films by Richard Kern this weekend. Shot in the 1980′s on Super-8 and originally distributed on VHS , the films are described by Anthology as as “darkly comedic, shocking, sexy, disturbed, debauched, violent, and really quite wonderful.” They feature the likes of Lydia Lunch, Nick Zedd, David [...]

Arcadian Night

This Saturday, Andrea Hill and Kalika Farmer are organizing a nuit blanche festival of rarely seen art in the Berkshires, a community well-known as a beacon of creativity in the mountains. Taking its name from Arcadia, which means ‘utopia in harmony in nature,’ Arcadian Night is a salon style exhibit of 42 artists with an [...]

Secrets Show

Secrets, a group photography show Alec and I curated, opened in LA just before Halloween. The show features 38 photographers’ idea of what constitutes a secret. It will be on view though November 14 at Space 1520 at 1520 Cahuenga. If you don’t have a chance to see it, you can also pick up the [...]

Dream & Awake

I met Swedish designer Amanda Ericsson in a dark little bar in Paris. After a few minutes spent exchanging pleasantries, she flashed me a coy smile and removed her coat. There, pinned to the front and dead-center of her pants, was a small, white tassled brooch. A grappe de chatte, she calls it (literally, a [...]

Dossier Issue 5

Issue No. 5 of Dossier is being printed as you read this. It includes, as you can see above, a cover shoot of Daria Werbowy, shot at home by Cass Bird, interviews with Gaspar Noe, Anne Collier, Miss J. Alexander and Lydia Peelle, photos and interviews of Devendra Benhart and Annie Clark of St. Vincent, [...]


More and more 1995 makes to make me want to play music again. Maybe if I start a band, Richard Kern will shoot OUR video. Video after the jump.

Richard Kern at Rental Tonight

Richard Kern, Photos 1980 – 1999 JUNE 4 – JULY 5, 2009 @ RENTAL, NEW YORK, NY RECEPTION: THURSDAY, JUNE 4TH, 7-9PM RENTAL | 120 EAST BROADWAY 6TH FL NY NY 10002