El blog del escritor puertorriqueño Larry La Fountain, a.k.a. Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes. Larry La Fountain's Blog.
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Holly Woodlawn by Francesco Scavullo at Sotheby's
Francesco Scavullo, "Holly Woodlawn" (1969)
Sotheby's will be contributing 50% of auction proceeds of a photo of legendary Warhol superstar Holly Woodlawn by Francesco Scavullo (1969, printed 1984) to help with the expenses of Holly's assisted care living facility. More information about November 2 auction here (estimated price: $6,000-$8,000). Learn more about Holly's situation and the GoFundMe campaign led by Penny Arcade on her behalf here.
Soy un escritor, académico, y performancero puertorriqueño. He publicado: Uñas pintadas de azul (2009), Queer Ricans (2009) y Abolición del pato (2013).
Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes (also known as Lola von Miramar) is a Puerto Rican writer, performer, and scholar. He received his AB from Harvard (1991) & PhD from Columbia (1999). He teaches at the Univ. of Michigan, where he specializes in LGBT Latina/o studies. He is author of Queer Ricans: Cultures and Sexualities in the Diaspora (Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2009), & of two books of short stories: Uñas pintadas de azul/Blue Fingernails (Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingüe, Arizona, 2009) and Abolición del pato (Terranova Editores, 2013). He co-edited a special issue of CENTRO: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies on Puerto Rican Queer Sexualities (2007). He performs as Lola von Miramar since 2010, when he first appeared in the Feast of Fun's "Cooking With Drag Queens: How to Make Tostones" video.