EVENTS

DRAGS BOOK LAUNCH

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH, 2017 HIGHLINE BALLROOM, NYC

featuring SASHA VELOUR benefiting THE ALI FORNEY CENTER

MONDAY, OCTOBER 30TH, 2017 @ 6-8PM  RIZZOLI BOOKSTORE  1133 Broadway at 26th Street, NYC  Hosted by the fabulous LINDA SIMPSON performances by Dusty Ray Bottoms, . Music by DESTINY

MONDAY, OCTOBER 30TH, 2017 @ 6-8PM

RIZZOLI BOOKSTORE

1133 Broadway at 26th Street, NYC

Hosted by the fabulous LINDA SIMPSON
performances by Dusty Ray Bottoms, . Music by DESTINY

FASHIONSPEAK FRIDAYS:  DRAGS   FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD, 2017 @ 7PM  NATIONAL ARTS CLUB  15 Gramercy Park South, NYC  Join Gregory Kramer, author of DRAGS (KMW Studio) along with Tony-nominated drag legend Charles Busch, drag queen and event producer Ragamuffin, and producer and star of Fusion TV’s Shade: Queens of NYC Marti Gould Cummings for a celebration of New York’s drag queens and kings and a live drag show hosted by Murray Hill.

FASHIONSPEAK FRIDAYS: DRAGS

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD, 2017 @ 7PM

NATIONAL ARTS CLUB

15 Gramercy Park South, NYC

Join Gregory Kramer, author of DRAGS (KMW Studio) along with Tony-nominated drag legend Charles Busch, drag queen and event producer Ragamuffin, and producer and star of Fusion TV’s Shade: Queens of NYC Marti Gould Cummings for a celebration of New York’s drag queens and kings and a live drag show hosted by Murray Hill.

AXEL ARIGATO PRESENTS DRAGS - BOOK SIGNING EVENT BY GREGORY KRAMER  THURSDAY, MAY 3RD, 2018 @ 8:30PM  AXEL ARIGATO FLAGSHIP STORE  19-23 Broadwick Street, W1F 0DF LONDON  Live Performance from: MARTI GOULD CUMMINGS & RAGAMUFFIN

AXEL ARIGATO PRESENTS
DRAGS - BOOK SIGNING EVENT BY GREGORY KRAMER

THURSDAY, MAY 3RD, 2018 @ 8:30PM

AXEL ARIGATO FLAGSHIP STORE

19-23 Broadwick Street, W1F 0DF LONDON

Live Performance from:
MARTI GOULD CUMMINGS & RAGAMUFFIN

PRESS

CAPTURING THE HEART OF NEW YORK'S FLAMBOYANT DRAG SCENE   Drag meddles in stories about gender, beauty, and culture. Even in the act of lip syncing, we choose a song – a preexisting story that's deemed "straight" or "normal" or "nothing out of the ordinary" – and then we squeeze our beautiful queer bodies into it, shifting the meaning, disrupting the total effect. Drag makes room for us queers as we are (or perhaps more importantly, as we imagine ourselves) in the center of every recognizable narrative.  Read more on  CNN.com

CAPTURING THE HEART OF NEW YORK'S FLAMBOYANT DRAG SCENE

Drag meddles in stories about gender, beauty, and culture. Even in the act of lip syncing, we choose a song – a preexisting story that's deemed "straight" or "normal" or "nothing out of the ordinary" – and then we squeeze our beautiful queer bodies into it, shifting the meaning, disrupting the total effect. Drag makes room for us queers as we are (or perhaps more importantly, as we imagine ourselves) in the center of every recognizable narrative.

Read more on CNN.com

GREGORY KRAMER'S NEW BOOK DRAGS TO BENEFIT ALI FORNEY CENTER   Veteran photographer and director Gregory Kramer's latest work, DRAGS, is a star-studded photo series that contains portraits of both drag initiates and superstars. If your coffee table happens to be covered in glitter, powder and sequins, DRAGS might just be the perfect addition.  Read more on  out.com

GREGORY KRAMER'S NEW BOOK DRAGS TO BENEFIT ALI FORNEY CENTER

Veteran photographer and director Gregory Kramer's latest work, DRAGS, is a star-studded photo series that contains portraits of both drag initiates and superstars. If your coffee table happens to be covered in glitter, powder and sequins, DRAGS might just be the perfect addition.

Read more on out.com

SEE NEW YORK CITY’S DRAG SCENE FILTERED THROUGH A CLASSIC LENS   Imagine the subtle genius of Irving Penn’s photographs, the simplicity behind his captures of character. Now project it into the aesthetic appetite of 2018 and you’ve got DRAGS, Gregory’s Kramer latest project.  Read more on  hiskind.com

SEE NEW YORK CITY’S DRAG SCENE FILTERED THROUGH A CLASSIC LENS

Imagine the subtle genius of Irving Penn’s photographs, the simplicity behind his captures of character. Now project it into the aesthetic appetite of 2018 and you’ve got DRAGS, Gregory’s Kramer latest project.

Read more on hiskind.com

13 PHOTOS OF DRAG À LA MODE   Photographer Gregory Kramer brings mid-century style and glamour to New York's finest drag royalty in a new book.  Read more on  advocate.com

13 PHOTOS OF DRAG À LA MODE

Photographer Gregory Kramer brings mid-century style and glamour to New York's finest drag royalty in a new book.

Read more on advocate.com

GROUNDBREAKING DRAG ARTISTS WHO AREN’T RUPAUL   After paging through Small Trades, Irving Penn’s portrait series depicting skilled trades people in their work clothes, New York-based fashion photographer Gregory Kramer had an epiphany. “I woke up one morning and was like – that’s it! Let’s document the New York drag scene,” he recalls.  Read more on  www.dazeddigital.com

GROUNDBREAKING DRAG ARTISTS WHO AREN’T RUPAUL

After paging through Small Trades, Irving Penn’s portrait series depicting skilled trades people in their work clothes, New York-based fashion photographer Gregory Kramer had an epiphany. “I woke up one morning and was like – that’s it! Let’s document the New York drag scene,” he recalls.

Read more on www.dazeddigital.com

NEW YORK'S MOST FLAMBOYANT DRAG ARTISTS ARE CAPTURED IN THEATRICAL BLACK-AND-WHITE IMAGES BY A TOP FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER TO CELEBRATE WHAT IT REALLY MEANS TO BE A PROFESSIONAL QUEEN   A top fashion photographer is lifting the lid on some of New York's most high-profile drag queens and kings in a new book - via stylish black-and-white portraiture.  Read more on www.dailymail.co.uk

NEW YORK'S MOST FLAMBOYANT DRAG ARTISTS ARE CAPTURED IN THEATRICAL BLACK-AND-WHITE IMAGES BY A TOP FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER TO CELEBRATE WHAT IT REALLY MEANS TO BE A PROFESSIONAL QUEEN

A top fashion photographer is lifting the lid on some of New York's most high-profile drag queens and kings in a new book - via stylish black-and-white portraiture.

Read more on www.dailymail.co.uk

#DRAGS: PHOTOGRAPHER GREGORY KRAMER’S BOOK FEATURES SOME FIERCE NEW YORK QUEENS & KINGS!   Drags is a photo series in book for by photographer Gregory Kramer documenting the drag queens and kings of New York City, through glamorous black-and-white photographs. It’s presented as fashion portraiture and features the legendary and up-and-coming legends.  Read more on  worldofwonder.net

#DRAGS: PHOTOGRAPHER GREGORY KRAMER’S BOOK FEATURES SOME FIERCE NEW YORK QUEENS & KINGS!

Drags is a photo series in book for by photographer Gregory Kramer documenting the drag queens and kings of New York City, through glamorous black-and-white photographs. It’s presented as fashion portraiture and features the legendary and up-and-coming legends.

Read more on worldofwonder.net

Sasha Velour, Peppermint, Strike A Pose For The Ali Forney Center  Sasha Velour hasn’t let  winning  Drag Race   give her a big (bald) head: The New York queen is giving back to the community September 7 at a benefit  for the Ali Forney Center.   The show doubles as a launch party for Gregory Kramer’s photo book,  Drags , featuring Irving Penn-inspired portraits of some of New York’s most beloved drag queens and kings—including Lady Bunny, Charles Busch, Sweetie, Linda Simpson, Goldie Peacock, Wang Newton, and Season 9 standouts Aja and Peppermint.

Sasha Velour, Peppermint, Strike A Pose For The Ali Forney Center

Sasha Velour hasn’t let winning Drag Race give her a big (bald) head: The New York queen is giving back to the community September 7 at a benefit for the Ali Forney Center.

The show doubles as a launch party for Gregory Kramer’s photo book, Drags, featuring Irving Penn-inspired portraits of some of New York’s most beloved drag queens and kings—including Lady Bunny, Charles Busch, Sweetie, Linda Simpson, Goldie Peacock, Wang Newton, and Season 9 standouts Aja and Peppermint.

GREGORY KRAMER’S NEW YORK CITY DRAGS   Drags is a photo series documenting drag queens and drag kings from New York City, shot by director and fashion photographer Gregory Kramer. Presented in the style of classic fashion portraiture, the collection features legends, and up-and-coming legends in glamorous black and white, full-length studio portraits.  Read more on  loeildelaphotographie.com

GREGORY KRAMER’S NEW YORK CITY DRAGS

Drags is a photo series documenting drag queens and drag kings from New York City, shot by director and fashion photographer Gregory Kramer. Presented in the style of classic fashion portraiture, the collection features legends, and up-and-coming legends in glamorous black and white, full-length studio portraits.

Read more on loeildelaphotographie.com

"DRAGS," THE ARTIST'S NEW PHOTO BOOK, PROFILES NYC DRAG QUEENS AND DRAG KINGS   Born in a tiny town in rural Michigan, director and photographer Gregory Kramer moved to New York City in 1992 and fell in love with drag queens and kings. Over the past few years, he knew he wanted to work on a new project, but it wasn’t until he picked up Irving Penn’s “Small Trades” that the vision for his photo book "DRAGS" came into focus.  Read more on  coolhunting.com

"DRAGS," THE ARTIST'S NEW PHOTO BOOK, PROFILES NYC DRAG QUEENS AND DRAG KINGS

Born in a tiny town in rural Michigan, director and photographer Gregory Kramer moved to New York City in 1992 and fell in love with drag queens and kings. Over the past few years, he knew he wanted to work on a new project, but it wasn’t until he picked up Irving Penn’s “Small Trades” that the vision for his photo book "DRAGS" came into focus.

Read more on coolhunting.com

PHOTO SERIES CELEBRATES THE GLORIOUS WORLD OF DRAG QUEENS AND KINGS   We’re all a little obsessed with drag culture. The performance, the contour, the names – it’s all fascinating. Giving us a glimpse inside this world is new book Drags, by Gregory Kramer.  Read more on  metro.co.uk

PHOTO SERIES CELEBRATES THE GLORIOUS WORLD OF DRAG QUEENS AND KINGS

We’re all a little obsessed with drag culture. The performance, the contour, the names – it’s all fascinating. Giving us a glimpse inside this world is new book Drags, by Gregory Kramer.

Read more on metro.co.uk

MEET DRAG SUPERSTAR SASHA VELOUR AT THE HIGHLINE BALLROOM NEXT MONTH   On Thursday, September 7, at 7pm, RuPaul's Drag Race season nine winner Sasha Velour and other next-level NYC drag performers will throw a launch party for the new photo book DRAGS at the Highline Ballroom.  Read more on  timeout.com

MEET DRAG SUPERSTAR SASHA VELOUR AT THE HIGHLINE BALLROOM NEXT MONTH

On Thursday, September 7, at 7pm, RuPaul's Drag Race season nine winner Sasha Velour and other next-level NYC drag performers will throw a launch party for the new photo book DRAGS at the Highline Ballroom.

Read more on timeout.com