Alex Kuczynski and Susan Anderson

The Gold Standard


Aired On: Nov 17, 2011

Alex Kuczynski and Susan Anderson discuss the iconography of beauty and celebrity that has created a culture of obsession and conformity.


Susan Anderson

Susan Anderson is an internationally recognized fine artist whose work has been exhibited in galleries and museums around the world. Her commercial and editorial photography, specializing in portraiture, beauty and fashion, has appeared in a variety of magazines including Los Angeles, Glamour, The Robb Report and Playboy.

Her book, High Glitz: The...

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Alex Kuczynski

The author of Beauty Junkies (Random House), Alex Kuczynski has written for The New York Times since 1996, first as a reporter, columnist, and now, while she raises her young children, as a frequent contributor. Alex started her career at The New York Observer, and has written for Vanity Fair, The New York Times Book Review, The New York Times Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar and...

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