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Marie Warsh

is a historian and writer. She has written articles for Buildings and Landscapes, Urban Omnibus, and Plot, and is the co-editor of the journal Prospect. She is also the Director of Preservation Planning for the Central Park Conservancy. Rosemary Mayer was her aunt.

Diaries of an Artist
The Art and Writing of Rosemary Mayer

In 1981, the artist Rosemary Mayer (1943 – 2014) began documenting the dinner parties she held in her Tribeca loft in a large sketchbook. Known as Dinner Book, it was a record of who came to dinner and what they ate. It was adorned with drawings by Mayer and her guests, wine labels, and photographs, and was annotated with commentary on each meal and occasion.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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