"John McKendry was married to Maxine de la Falaise, a leading figure in New York's high society. John and Maxime provided Robert [Mapplethorpe] with an entrance into a world that was as glamorous as he could have wished for." De la Falaise "was an accomplished cook," and "for every sophisticated course presented, there was equally well-spiced repartee served up by her guests. Those typically seated at her table: Bianca Jagger, Martha and Berry Berenson, Tony Perkins,... More >>>