#226: Anna Delvey
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Cool people like cool things, which is why we asked Anna Delvey to share a taste of her taste on Perfectly Imperfect.
Anna Sorokin (aka Anna Delvey) is an artist, socialite, and icon who is currently on house arrest in New York City. You all probably know her story by now but just in case you don’t, Delvey immigrated to the States from her working class family in Germany and posed as a multimillion-euro trust fund heiress to start the Anna Delvey Foundation, fly in private jets, and infiltrate the elite social groups of the art world. Anna is finally “free” after 18 months in the Orange County ICE Facility as long as she stays home, doesn’t go on social media, and wears an ankle monitor. However, being locked-up hasn’t stopped her in the past. Just last spring she hosted her first art show while still behind bars and on Nov 3rd she’s releasing 11 original works (here) that she completed while incarcerated. Lucky for us, Anna is here to tell us what she’s been into.
Without further ado
Anna Delvey (instagram)
🍴 Lucien Lunch Delivery
House arrest lunch delivery by Zac - for when Uber Eats gets boring - helps that he’s often faster - only a couple blocks away from where I live.
I’m currently furnishing my new apartment- and updating my jewelry collection. For design my go-to filters are Scandinavian Modern and Industrial, with heavy focus on seating and coffee tables. Also found a choker for my next court date.
A great place to discover new writers. This is where I found my current favorite - Ottessa Moshfegh. I started off with short stories, then read every single book she wrote so far.
⚖️ My Lawyers
John Sandweg and Catherine Hunstad at Nixon Peabody in Washington, DC freed the most indefensible ICE detainee in the history of the US. Without them I probably wouldn’t be on a rooftop right now, picking out outfit for tomorrow’s parole check-in while my ankle bracelet is getting charged.
But the magazine is great too!
Having a permanent Marguerite Wibaux sculpture installation on top of my stove with Mara Catalan, Dada Shikako, and Locker Room prints as a backdrop is so much chicer than using one’s oven to store shoes.
I’m trying to get their attention for the next Artists’ edition.
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