Artist Spotlight: John Koch

Koch's society paintings grow more charming as time passes, but his paintings of handsome nudes reveal a more intriguing point of view.

BY Christopher Harrity

July 27 2013 6:29 AM ET

Leo Lerman (1914 – 1994) was an American writer and editor who worked for Condé Nast Publications for more than 50 years. Lerman also wrote for the New York Herald Tribune, Harper's Bazaar, Dance Magazine, and Playbill. The Grand Surprise: The Journals of Leo Lerman is a wonderful chronicle of this New York social scene.