Amanda lepore as a child
Doll Parts by Amanda Lepore“If you happen to be young and transgender, then you’re used to people being hateful toward you when all you want to do is exist. Through all the insanity in my life, there was only one thing I could control: myself. On the outside, obviously, but on the inside, too. I focused on not letting other people’s opinions have any effect on me whatsoever, and that’s how I’ve lived my life ever since.” —Amanda Lepore
Spend an evening getting intimate with Amanda Lepore, the internationally renowned walking work of art and New York City’s reigning queen of nightlife for three decades.
Paving the way for today’s “trans revolution,” Amanda is one of the world’s most famous transsexuals. In this poignant and revealing memoir, Amanda takes off the makeup, peels back the silicone, and reveals to the world the woman she truly is, all with a sense of divine certainty, humor, and charm.
“I hate everyone but Amanda Lepore.” —Miley Cyrus
“Amanda is pure heaven on earth, a dream come true. I adore her!” —Francois Nars
“Amanda is truly a living work of art. I’ve never witnessed such devotion to the art of high glamour. In my book, she is a glambassador of the very highest order, a true fascinatrix!” —Dita Von Teese
“As an Icon, Amanda is one of a kind because of her unique and singular look in the art of fashion. She has established herself as the most original and glamorous image in the world of transgender.” —Patricia Field
“Amanda Lepore is a self-creation that governs her own splendid reality.” —Steven Klein, photographer
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Transsexual Amanda Lepore hints at affair with Kanye West
By Jessica Finn For Dailymail. Amanda Lepore, the transgender model and plastic surgery aficionado, says she had an assignation with a rapper who is now married. Leopore, 49, who became a fixture in New York nightlife and has been featured in advertising campaigns for Armani Jeans and Mac Cosmetics, released her memoir, ' Doll Parts ' in April. Lepore has become famous in part for her extreme plastic surgery. In her book she claims to have had an affair with a rapper, people have speculated she's referring to Kanye West. In her memoir she says she had a relationship with a now married rapper.
Famous largely for the plastic surgery that she brazenly flaunts, Ms. Lepore has been photographed by David LaChapelle while bent over a gurney, receiving a silicone injection. Swatch even put out a timepiece with Ms. Or the dance single she recorded with the producer Larry Tee the title of which cannot be repeated in this newspaper. Lepore released this spring with her ghostwriter, Thomas Flannery Jr.
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The phone rings. We fell in love and I moved in with him. After a while we were going to get married, but then we started fighting. To shut us up they gave me a room really cheap. You can just order. For example, Amanda visited Mexico for a spot of medical tourism — she is, of course, famed for her numerous plastic surgery procedures. They had better medical facilities than some of the places I went in New York.
In the opening line of her new book, Doll Parts , Amanda Lepore introduces herself as "the most expensive body on Earth. But by the end of the book, readers learn that Amanda Lepore is so much more than just an expensive body; rather, she's the embodiment of a life much lived. Of course, she is unmistakeable, but I've also seen her adopt into her nightlife crew both my childhood neighbor, Kyle Farmery, and my high school best friend. Over the years on Facebook, I've watched the two of them blossom into the stunning, bold, and confident people I always knew them to be despite a mainstream culture that didn't until recently tolerate let alone celebrate them. Today, Lepore is showing a future generation of misfits how to find and nurture the most fabulous parts of themselves. He added: "She always wants to make sure that anyone who took the time to come out and support her, leaves with a special little magical memory.
Elias Wessel is one of the most remarkable young german artists, who use the large format photograph as means of expression. The main focus of the New York based photographer lies within a wide range of staged photography. Opposed to video elements, including a clip from Sesame Street, the work creates a dialogue that becomes a larger narrative about self-discovery and reinvention. It documents a meticulously staged and complex work, its mood and mystery in an astonishing aesthetic quality, prompting the viewer to ask questions: who is this woman and why is she here? Available at NBVD publishing house www. A study-related stay in Hamburg and Paris brought him closer to fashion- and art photography, which gradually initiated his career as an artist.