David McDermott

David McDermott

Visual artist team McDermott & McGough “dressed, lived and worked as artists and men about town, [in their minds] circa 1900-1928: they wore top hats and detachable collars, and converted a townhouse on Avenue C in New York City’s East Village, which was lit only by candlelight, to its authentic mid-19th century ideal.” Studios in Ireland, NYC and London.



James Romberger and Marguerite Van Cook

James Romberger and Marguerite Van Cook

Marguerite Van Cook

artist and former punk singer of The Innocents that toured with The Clash. married to James Romberger.


James Romberger

artist - one of the most talented graphic artists to come out of the Bowery. His work is in the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Brooklyn Museum. married to Marguerite Van Cook


Marcus Leatherdale

Marcus Leatherdale

photographer who worked closely with Mapplethorpe; attended San Francisco Institute of Art with Brezinski.


Robert Hawkins

Robert Hawkins

artist based in London

Scott Covert

Scott Covert

artist based in NYC, prominent in the Club 57 scene

Annina Nosei

Annina Nosei

gallery owner - Annina Nosei Gallery who first represented Jean Michel Basquiat

Richard Hambleton

Richard Hambleton

b 1952 - d 2017 conceptual painter considered the Godfather of Street Art. Known for his Shadow Figures on the streets of NYC and abroad.

Peter McGough

Peter McGough

one half of the art duo, McDermott & McGough, contemporary artists known for their work in painting, photography, sculpture and film. They currently split their time between Dublin and NYC

Kenny Scharf

Kenny Scharf

artist who showed at the Fun Gallery, known for his pop culture icons, such as the Flinstones and the Jetsons, or caricatures of middle-class Americans in an apocalyptic science fiction setting

Claudia Summers

Claudia Summers

writer and muse

Lenny Kisco

Lenny Kisco

Brezinski Collector

Robert Metzger

Robert Metzger

emeritus director Reading Public Museum

Mark Kostabi

Mark Kostabi

visual artist

Patti Astor

Patti Astor

is an American performer who was a key actress in NYC Underground films of the 1970s, and the East Village art scene of the 1980s, and involved in the early popularizing of hip hop. She co-founded the instrumental contemporary art gallery, Fun Gallery.

Frank Holliday

Frank Holliday

artist based in NYC

Eric Bogosian

Eric Bogosian

playwright and actor.

wrote Talk Radio and suburbia and well known to TV audiences for his stint on Law and Order.

William Rand and Julie Jo Fehrle

William Rand and Julie Jo Fehrle

William Rand - painter based in Maine

Julie Jo Fehrle - artist now working in television art direction and production design.

Walter Robinson

Walter Robinson

artist based in NYC

Joseph Masheck

Joseph Masheck

art critic, former editor-in-chief Art Forum from 1977-1980, professor at Hofstra University

Sur Rodney Sur

Sur Rodney Sur

Gallery co owner of the Gracie Mansion Gallery

Patrick Fox

Patrick Fox

gallerist and collector

James Love Cornwell

James Love Cornwell

visual artist, created a video archive documenting the Lower East Side art scene. Ran the Nada Gallery part of the Rivington School in 80s NYC.

Brian Vincent and Heather Spore Kelly

Brian Vincent and Heather Spore Kelly

Filmmakers

director/producer: Brian Vincent

producer/additional camera/additional sound: Heather Spore Kelly