Photo Flash: André Leon Talley On His Storied Career and Starring in a New Film at TimesTalks

Last night, TimesTalks, The New York Times live conversation and performance series, hosted an intimate evening with fashion editor, author, and curator, André Leon Talley, in conversation with fashion director and chief fashion critic of The New York Times, Vanessa Friedman.

Talley, a contributing editor of Vogue and a resident fixture in the world of fashion, shared stories about his unusual journey, from growing up in the segregated South to rubbing elbows with the most influential tastemakers of our time. The two also discussed "The Gospel According to André," an upcoming documentary about Talley's life, which will be released nationwide on May 25.

TimesTalks, now celebrating its 20th year, is known for providing a platform for engaging and spirited discourse between the most iconic and culturally relevant creative voices of our time.

Upcoming TimesTalks include "The Fourth Estate" screening and talk with Academy Award-nominated director Liz Garbus, New York Times Washington bureau chief Elisabeth Bumiller, White House correspondent Maggie Haberman and Washington correspondent Michael S. Schmidt, moderated by Times assistant managing editor Sam Dolnick on May 24, and a conversation with 42nd president of the United States Bill Clinton and novelist James Patterson on their new fiction thriller, "The President is Missing," moderated by The New York Times Book Review editor Pamela Paul on June 5.

More information about TimesTalks can be found here. Previous installments can be viewed on Youtube, including videos of Denzel Washington, Grace Jones, Margaret Atwood, Greta Gerwig and Saoirse Ronan, Jane Goodall, Annie Leibovitz, Ai Weiwei, Anthony Bourdain, Danny Bowien, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Judi Dench, "Moonlight": A Night of Music and Conversation, Tom Ford, Jim Jarmusch, Iggy Pop, Meryl Streep, and many more.

About TimesTalks
TimesTalks, The New York Times live conversation and performance series, pairs New York Times journalists with the most creative and seminal figures in the fields of film and theater, art, music, literature, innovation and fashion. In 2018, TimesTalks celebrates its 20th anniversary. For the past two decades, TimesTalks has provided a platform for engaging and spirited discourse among the most iconic and culturally relevant creative voices of our time, paying particular attention to those using the cultural arts as a lens for change.

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Photo Flash: André Leon Talley On His Storied Career and Starring in a New Film at TimesTalks
Vanessa Friedman, Andre Leon Talley

Photo Flash: André Leon Talley On His Storied Career and Starring in a New Film at TimesTalks
Vanessa Friedman, Andre Leon Talley

Photo Flash: André Leon Talley On His Storied Career and Starring in a New Film at TimesTalks
Vanessa Friedman, Andre Leon Talley

Photo Flash: André Leon Talley On His Storied Career and Starring in a New Film at TimesTalks
Vanessa Friedman, Andre Leon Talley

Photo Flash: André Leon Talley On His Storied Career and Starring in a New Film at TimesTalks
Vanessa Friedman, Andre Leon Talley

Photo Flash: André Leon Talley On His Storied Career and Starring in a New Film at TimesTalks
Vanessa Friedman, Andre Leon Talley

Photo Flash: André Leon Talley On His Storied Career and Starring in a New Film at TimesTalks
Andre Leon Talley, Vanessa Friedman

Photo Flash: André Leon Talley On His Storied Career and Starring in a New Film at TimesTalks
Andre Leon Talley



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