June 12, 2005 |
--- An American in Paris The Cordial Traveler Inside Guide Veronique Vial Riggs Publishing Media: 112 pp., $19.95 paper "Flattery can get you more chocolate filling in your crepe, if not pate in your face." "Montmartre is a great place to pick up a painting, but you probably won't find any Grateful Dead posters!" These and other bits of whimsical advice, written in Vial's signature loopy, fountain-penned script (recognizable from "Men Before Ten a.m." and "Women Before 10 a.m."
November 5, 1998
* "Lucien Clergue: Picasso"--Photos of the legendary artist are on display at Fahey/Klein Gallery, 148 N. La Brea Ave., along with "Veronique Vial: Before 10 a.m.," a collection of photos of famous people taken before 10 a.m. * "Bruce Davidson: Brooklyn Gang, 1959"--An exhibition of photographs of youth gang members opens Saturday and runs through Jan. 16. at the Gallery of Contemporary Photography.
November 2, 1998 |
Artfully shot by celebrity photographer Veronique Vial, "Women Before 10 a.m." (PowerHouse Books, 144 pages, $45) is billed as a book of portraits of famous women early in the morning. But if, like me, you expect to find self-assuring images of Reese Witherspoon with underarm stubble, Daryl Hannah fighting under-eye circles and Winona Ryder sporting a crust of chin drool, you won't. The bad news is that these women look just as good first thing in the morning as they do after hours of primping.
HOME & GARDEN
September 25, 2003 |
There must be something in the water -- how else to explain two recent books revolving around dreamy swimming pools? The latest is photographer Veronique Vial's "Hollywood Splash" (powerHouse Books, $45), which came out last week and focuses on celebrities as they dive, wade and skinny-dip. Emmy-winning actor William H.
HOME & GARDEN
October 4, 2008 |
WHENEVER I walk into a hospital emergency room, I still look for Nurse Hathaway -- the one who goes the extra mile for her patients, even when someone who looks like George Clooney is distracting her at the moment. Actress Julianna Margulies may have hung up her scrubs as Carol Hathaway on the NBC drama "ER" way back in 2000, but the part remains her best-known. We aren't sure why Margulies, 42, wants to sell her house in Santa Monica, just listed for $4.