New Orleans-based self-taught pop artist Ashley Longshore, known for her bold fashionista portraits and larger-than-life personality, has a massive art-cult following. I Do Not Cook, I Do Not Clean, I Do Not Fly Commercial highlights Ashley's colorful life story and showcases her bejeweled vibrant pop art.
Ashley Longshore delivers exactly what her fans are clamoring for: a look at Ashley's big life, her audacious aphorisms, and of course her sumptuous, glittering art in sublime detail. Ashley Longshore's pop-art paintings are always daring; her art makes noise. On any given day, you may catch her in her New Orleans gallery painting with Blake Lively, talking art and fashion with Dapper Dan in New York, or on a remote island in Hawaii painting.
A prolific artist, she has been compared to Andy Warhol for her passion with pop-culture figures; but it's her infectious personality and humorous real talk that has captured the hearts of and inspired her devoted fans. Ashley's story also peeks at her major blingy collaborations with brands such as Rolex; luxury cosmetics brand Clé de Peau; Veuve Clicquot; Chloé; Mark Cross; and Judith Leiber, to name only a few. Ashley Longshore tells the stories of the self-proclaimed "urban hippie" in glorious color and detail and features her works, collaborations, and her singular and authentic personality
About the Author
Ashley Longshore is a Louisiana-based painter, gallery owner, and entrepreneur. Linda Fargo is senior vice president of the fashion office and the director of women's fashion and store presentation at Bergdorf Goodman. Blake Lively is an actress.
"The New Orleans-based, self-taught pop artist Ashley Longshore is known for so much more than her bold fashion portraits—this book also captures her larger-than-life personality. With contributors like Linda Fargo, Blake Lively, Diane von Furstenberg and Tommy Hilfiger, it's the perfect gift for your fashion-obsessed sister." —PUREWOW.COM