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Gret and Levi's Party, 1 of 6
Dec 20, 2008 Saturday
Photograph taken in Gret's/Starrett Smith studio. A disclaimer: You will notice that there are some inconsistencies between the next three photographs and this one. They are due to my not being exactly sure who everyone is. See the next five entries.
L-R: Phong Bui in his usual flower hat, Above him is Wendy Ewald, obscured by a white light. Next to her is a Surly Strauss [David Levi Strauss. In front of him, looking like a gay lumberjack, is Raymond Foye. Next, radiant in the white gown, is Nathlie Provosty. And over her shoulder is Tim Davis' sister and Lisa Sanditz (in flashy pants). And above them looms Bald Tim. Towering over him, and obscuring Gret's painting, is Adam with Anne Byrd (they were married the next day). In front of Anne, is Veronica. And in front of her is Marina Adams. Central and glowing though black and blue, are Joyce Robins and Gret Srarrett Smith. Behind them, are Claire and Carey Harrison (in traditional white robe). And behind them, Don Byrd (white hair and beard) and Eric Gottesman (black hair and beard), looking like Cosmas & Damian. Behind and to the right of Eric is Laurie Johenning. In front of her is, I think, Tim Davis' sister's husband. In front of him (in white hoodie) is William Whitney (looking like he'll remember this moment) and Catherine [Murphy], who has seen this all before but never tires of it. And peeking around the column is Jennifer Bowen. Directly behind her in glasses and black sweater is Stanley Whitney. And behind him is Odile Hullot-Kentor. On the other side of the column (white beard, arms crossed, having none of this nonsense) stands Peter Lamborn Wilson. Behind him is Nancy Goldring and Gregory Amenoff, both looking right. Next to Gregory is Judy Linn. And next to her in black cap and yellow logo is Jeff Weiss. In front of him is Zoe Sheehan-Saldana (laughing) and Bill Beckley, looking a little like Barishnikov. To the right of Barishnikov is Bob Bowen (bald). Talking with Robert Hullot-Kentor (not). Behind Bob is Sonia [Resika] turning to talk with Bobby Adams, and Tom Nozkowski, looking happier than I've seen him in a long time. People attending the party, but not appearing in the picture include: Dorothea Rockburne, Carolee Schneemann, Gary Stephan and Suzanne Joelson, Gillian Jagger, Ken Landauer and Julianne Schwartz, Tom McDonough and son Michael, Elka Krajewska and Christian Scheidemann. ------ Are there more pictures? This is fun.---See you, Levi----- List and details supplied by David Levi Strauss, [ ] added by me.