Paige Powell on Andy Warhol, Fashion and America’s Art Scene
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Whether a star of Warhol’s Manhattan or a trendsetter in hyper-hipster Portland, Paige Powell is always making headlines, says Mark C O’Flaherty
ART CURATOR AND animal-rights activist Paige Powell has fashioned a career out of being in the right place at the right time — usually in the right dress.
Today, in the lobby of the Ace Hotel in her hometown of Portland, Oregon, it’s bare-shouldered Rodarte, with cutaway arm straps and a woodgrain print. Yesterday, at an event for Fetch Eyewear in aid of animal rescue and adoption, it was vintage Pucci. Tomorrow it will be Comme des Garçons. Invariably, there are knee-high boots and long blonde tresses, and those most incredible Bambi eyes.
After three decades at the heart of the