Edgewise: A Picture of Cookie Mueller by Chloé GriffinEdgewise: A Picture of Cookie Mueller by Chloé Griffin

Edgewise: A Picture of Cookie Mueller

byChloé GriffinContribution byJohn Waters, Mink Stole

Paperback | September 30, 2014

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Cookie Mueller (1949-1989) was a firecracker, a cult figure, a wild child, a writer, a go-go dancer, a mother and a queer icon. A child of suburban 1950s Maryland, she made her name first as an actress in the films of John Waters, and then as an art critic and columnist, a writer of hilarious stories and a maven of New York's downtown art world. Edgewise, by Berlin-based actress and writer Chloé Griffin, tells the story of Cookie's life through an oral history composed of more than 80 interviews with the people who knew her, including John Waters, Mink Stole, Gary Indiana, Sharon Niesp, Max Mueller, Linda Yablonsky, Richard Hell, Amos Poe and Raymond Foye. The contributors take us from the late-1960s artist communes of Baltimore to 1970s Provincetown and New York, through 1980s Berlin and Positano. Along with the text, Edgewise includes artwork, unpublished photographs and archival material and photography by Philip-Lorca diCorcia, David Armstrong, Robert Mapplethorpe, Peter Hujar and others.
John Waters is an American film director, screenwriter, actor and author. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland on April, 22, 1946. Waters developed a cult following in the 1970s and '80s for his transgressive cult films that were intended to shock and amuse. Filmed around his native Baltimore, his early films were shot on a shoe-string b...
Title:Edgewise: A Picture of Cookie MuellerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.99 × 6.02 × 0.98 inPublished:September 30, 2014Publisher:Bbooks VerlagLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3942214202

ISBN - 13:9783942214209

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