André Leon Talley, curator of the Mint Museum’s new Oscar de le Renta exhibition, poses Tuesday with Charlotte’s Chandra Johnson (left) and Maria Owen. Of growing up in Durham, he says: “I did my homework. And that’s what took me out into the world.”
André Leon Talley, curator of the Mint Museum’s new Oscar de le Renta exhibition, poses Tuesday with Charlotte’s Chandra Johnson (left) and Maria Owen. Of growing up in Durham, he says: “I did my homework. And that’s what took me out into the world.” Khadejeh Nikouyeh knikouyeh@charlotteobserver.com
André Leon Talley, curator of the Mint Museum’s new Oscar de le Renta exhibition, poses Tuesday with Charlotte’s Chandra Johnson (left) and Maria Owen. Of growing up in Durham, he says: “I did my homework. And that’s what took me out into the world.” Khadejeh Nikouyeh knikouyeh@charlotteobserver.com

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