Thursday, January 17, 2008

March GQ Preview – James Danziger



I didn’t realize how many cool, chic guys I know that ride their bikes to work almost every day, so I made my March GQ page about it.

Above is super chic James Danziger who runs the gallery that will host my first solo exhibit starting tomorrow!!

Anyway, please note that James includes a helmet in is bike rides.
Apparently the other day he did have a serious spill on his bike and he feels that the helmet really saved him from some major damage. (how dare he do that right before my show!!)

James has also recently begun a great blog The Year in Pictures that gives his unique insight into the world of fine art photography.
It’s funny when you get to know someone who has a blog because you learn a whole new side of that person that might take years to bring up in normal conversation.

Dont forget my opening night party for the exhibit

The party is open to the public and I hope to see/meet a lot of you there.

January 22nd
Danziger Projects
521 W. 26th St
6 – 8pm

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  1. Anonymous

    January 17, 2008 at 5:33 am

    Can’t wait for your opening night party! See you there.

  2. Style Eyes

    January 17, 2008 at 6:03 am

    A bike is such a great way to travel. The Chanel commuter bike is going to be the must have accessory for this summer – I’m sure!

  3. deborah

    January 17, 2008 at 6:25 am

    He has great hair! He blends in quite nicely with the scenery.

  4. hodmandod

    January 17, 2008 at 7:09 am

    I would so love to come to your exhibition as I have been a fan of your blog for years! Have to content myself with enjoying your pictures online.
    Josa Young (CondeNetUK)

  5. Alice Olive

    January 17, 2008 at 9:12 am

    That is Fabulous Casual. Look at the scarf!!! Somehow reminds me of that dapper Fred Astaire taking Ginger Rogers for a horse-ride and getting ‘caught in the rain’. Very nice.

  6. Anonymous

    January 17, 2008 at 9:30 am

    Good luck on the opening. I am sure it will be a huge success, wish I could be there.

  7. Calenna

    January 17, 2008 at 10:17 am

    Wow – that IS pretty cool that people actually bike to work. It feels soo…Amsterdam. If I wasn’t afraid I would fall off and get hit by a bus maybe I’d do it too…

  8. jessiegurl79

    January 17, 2008 at 10:23 am

    That is soo cool looking!

  9. lintmag

    January 17, 2008 at 10:52 am

    Sorry I will miss your opening, but I will be in town on the 6th and glad your show will still be there! I have to say I was hoping for one of the photos of the italian painter gent. How on earth did you and Mr. Danziger choose which prints? There have been so many great ones. Congratulations!

  10. joyce

    January 17, 2008 at 10:58 am

    i wish i lived in new york. :(

  11. Anonymous

    January 17, 2008 at 10:59 am

    Can you please link to The Year In Pictures blog so we can check it out? If you google that phrase, the list is insurmountable. Thanks!

  12. Onibuka

    January 17, 2008 at 11:08 am

    Will love to see your exhibit. Right after Project Show NY. Will you be attending?

  13. Gabriela

    January 17, 2008 at 11:12 am

    This is a very sartorialistic picture: the light, the framing… I love how you leave some air between the person’s head and the top of the image, it makes the picture breathe and it allows enjoying the background as well.

    Good thing that James was (and is) wearing a helmet! The outfit is just nice, simple, clean and good quality, with the cool touch that adds that gorgeous scarf, I like the shoes too. Very nice!

  14. Jill

    January 17, 2008 at 11:15 am

    You’ve got a helmet theme going there, Mr. Sartorialist. Nice!

  15. Anne Corrons

    January 17, 2008 at 11:43 am

    The man is so chic to go on the bicycle! I’ll come to the party for the exhibit next Tuesday!

  16. Anonymous

    January 17, 2008 at 12:08 pm

    Thank you! I can’t go (would love to), but best wishes on a great fete!

  17. AdamfromVA

    January 17, 2008 at 12:22 pm

    dude looks real chic, i like the scarf. wish i could go to the exhibit, you should think about doing one in Virginia.

  18. reverend dick

    January 17, 2008 at 12:53 pm

    Yesss! Thank you for the bikes.

  19. Sugar Bear

    January 17, 2008 at 1:01 pm

    Congratulations on your solo exhibit! I’ve been a lurker for a while and so enjoy your blog.
    Karla

  20. kjig667

    January 17, 2008 at 1:09 pm

    congratulation to the exhibit look forward meeting you!!!!

  21. denesteak

    January 17, 2008 at 1:38 pm

    Dear Scott, i live in new york, but it’s so sad that when you have an exhibit, it is when I am in Prague (for a good few months) so I will be missing it! well, good luck on it, and have fun!

    -dene.

  22. ber

    January 17, 2008 at 1:48 pm

    bike is beautiful! its healthy, its eco-right, its cool, and if u wear the whole security gear, its safe. its so nice to see ppl leaving their cars parked. great shot!

  23. L'Henri

    January 17, 2008 at 2:07 pm

    i love how the yellow from his helmet stands out. also the tappered pants too. i never pictured myself dressing up and riding my bike. makes me want to try when i get home.

    all updated men fall/winter 2008 show @
    Henrihouse.blogspot.com

  24. Chris

    January 17, 2008 at 2:23 pm

    So the opening “party” is on the 22nd, but is that the day the show opens? I would love to see it but I’m only going to be in NYC from tonight until monday.

  25. Anonymous

    January 17, 2008 at 2:36 pm

    That is a snazzy helmet. Smart of him to cinch up his pant leg too. Also, I love his shoes.

  26. The Urban Naturalist

    January 17, 2008 at 2:50 pm

    Well done scarf with the kaki outfit.

  27. Thor S

    January 17, 2008 at 3:02 pm

    ahhhh Julian’s dad! so cool!

  28. Fritz

    January 17, 2008 at 3:26 pm

    Wonderful about the exhibit, Scott. You do great work! As a cyclist, I’m excited about the March issue, also :-)

  29. Amanda

    January 17, 2008 at 3:44 pm

    Handsome man! I’m glad he’s alive.

  30. lynn

    January 17, 2008 at 4:37 pm

    A very handsome man in cool threads.

  31. vintagent

    January 17, 2008 at 5:27 pm

    His helmet would be much cooler if it had little mirrors glued all over. Sorry, I’m spoiled forever.
    And yes, it’s critical to wear one anyway – I know four people with serious brain injuries, from bicycles (1), motorcycles (1), and cars (2).

  32. Ridonkulus

    January 17, 2008 at 5:46 pm

    your photos of fashionable bicyclists show that people really can be stylish/pulled together and be comfortable at the same time (i used to be obsessed with TLC’s canadian/u.s. version of original british what not to wear). also awesome note of the helmet. a lot of people think helmets cramp their style, but it is very necessary!!

  33. A Cai

    January 17, 2008 at 6:07 pm

    i wish i could make it, but i have exams…but when those are over ill be around for other opening parties so ill stop by to view your fabulous work

    AC

  34. The Year in Pictures

    January 17, 2008 at 6:30 pm

    For anyone interested in seeing the show prior to the opening on Tuesday (because Sart is out of town taking more great pictures) the gallery will be open this Saturday from 12 – 6.

    James Danziger.

  35. Julian D

    January 17, 2008 at 6:43 pm

    Yeah Dad! Looking snazzy! Great shot, loved it two months ago and love it now!

  36. tintin

    January 17, 2008 at 6:48 pm

    Thanks, Scott. I finally learned from Danzinger’s blog how you get such a shallow depth of field with a digital camera.

  37. enc

    January 17, 2008 at 8:17 pm

    The lighting.

  38. IconicKid

    January 18, 2008 at 2:08 am

    ahhh… want to go to your opening soooo badly :( too bad i live in another half of globe. anyway, interesting scarf! oh and all the best for your first solo exhibit!
    cheers.

  39. Fredde Ahlstrom Cooney

    January 18, 2008 at 3:53 am

    tnx scott stop not in ny right now stop on other continent stop
    pictureyear stop blogspot stop com will be enjoyed much stop my best to danziger stop

  40. Anonymous

    January 18, 2008 at 11:12 am

    Get this man a nice, simple city bike, maybe with a rear rack or basket. The MTB makes him look like a soccer dad; leave ‘em in the hills.

  41. Heidi

    January 18, 2008 at 12:06 pm

    Thank you, Sart, for posting a picture of a cyclist with a helmet. (And thanks to him for emphasizing the point!)
    Your Euro-Commuter Hottie shots are always beautiful, but I cringe when I see those lovely heads all uncovered and exposed to the potential pavement. The bikeways and infrastructure are different in Europe, but I don’t think people always take that into consideration here in the states. They just want to look chic (or tough?)
    Helmets are big time important, and sexy as hell.
    Good luck with your show.
    H

  42. Magdalen

    January 19, 2008 at 7:50 am

    Slightly concerned about getting oil on those trousers…

  43. desertwind

    January 19, 2008 at 3:23 pm

    Good luck, Sart!

    I hope you take pix for those of us who can’t make the party.

  44. cordelia

    January 19, 2008 at 4:17 pm

    I can’t say how much I would love to be there. But I am so far away… Have the most wonderful party!

  45. Sarah

    January 20, 2008 at 3:46 am

    Congrats with your exhibition! Wish I could be there (read my blog: I am not from NYC) because I am also organizing an exhibition in Amsterdam (with a great fashionphotographer)

    Good luck with everything!

  46. momo

    January 20, 2008 at 11:08 am

    Congratulations on the show! have a great party, and thanks for the link to the blog!

  47. Dee

    January 20, 2008 at 6:34 pm

    Scott, good luck at the opening party! I wish I could go but I live too far away (Argentina).
    Have fun!

    Cheers

  48. Liz

    January 21, 2008 at 7:36 am

    Love the picture and you really have a unique and exquisite taste–a rare gift that we all admirer.
    With this particular picture I think the helmet plays the lead roll.
    So many accidents with brain damages could have been avoided if only the person riding the bike had had a helmet, trendy or not.
    I ride the bike myself everyday and would never do it without my helmet.

    Which I could be at your exhibition but I´m on the wrong side of the world.Good luck–and to you too Sarah in Holland

  49. annechovie

    January 21, 2008 at 3:15 pm

    Love your photos! Congratulations on your exhibition at Danziger!

  50. cigalechanta

    January 28, 2008 at 11:15 am

    Be still my heart!!!!

    Great review on your show in the NY Times

  51. pb

    January 30, 2008 at 3:44 am

    you’re a new find for me – so glad!
    bicycles are the way to go… sometimes i wish that it were a more OBVIOUSLY economical way of transit in small environments like manhattan (such as in, say, the japan i picture in my mind)
    i quoted your remark about getting to know a part of an irl friend through their blog … it works vice versa, also … there is a group of girls who have become some of my very closest friends and none of us knew each other besides through our blogs until we all converged on the east coast in recent years. we spent some fine time getting to know each other in-person and the transition has taken some fine-tuning, but it’s fascinating for certain!

    keep up the good work, monsieur. and thanks again!

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