Patti Smith

Fashion

7 of Patti Smith’s most iconic outfits

The Godmother of Punk set the tone, and the look, for decades of rule-breaking women in music.
Sophie Wilson
4.24.20
Photography

the story behind robert mapplethorpe and patti smith’s first photo shoot together

Unpublished photography by Lloyd Ziff offers an intimate look at the early days of the cultural icons' fabled relationship.
Ryan White
10.14.19
Photography

honoring robert mapplethorpe's unexpected images

Thirty years after his death, the Guggenheim hosts back to back exhibitions to celebrate the beloved artist's work, from floral still life to documenting New York's S&M scene.
Sara Radin
3.12.19
Photography

these photographers documented new york’s legendary punk scene

From Blondie to the Ramones, i-D spoke to Roberta Bayley and GODLIS to find out just what made CBGB’s so special.
Nicole DeMarco
1.15.19
Fashion

see an exclusive preview of charles jeffrey’s first womenswear collection here

From Madonna to Patti Smith, the young Scottish fashion maestro shares illustrations of his female icons exclusively with i-D.
Bojana Kozarevic
2.7.18
Arts

the enduring legacy of robert mapplethorpe

A comprehensive survey of Robert Mapplethorpe's work, showing at the Art Gallery of NSW, reveals how the artist paved the way for future generations.
Briony Wright
11.3.17
Music

patti smith talks love, loss, and death in terrence malick’s 'song to song'

If you're going to take life advice from anyone, let it be a legend.
Wendy Syfret
3.14.17
Film

​patti smith, iggy pop, and lykke li to appear in upcoming terrence malick film

Rooney Mara, Natalie Portman, Ryan Gosling and Michael Fassbender will star in 'Song To Song,' set in the Austin, Texas music scene.
Charlotte Gush
1.4.17
Music

patti smith wrote a wonderful essay about fumbling her bob dylan tribute

'As I took my seat, I felt the humiliating sting of failure, but also the strange realization that I had somehow entered and truly lived the world of the lyrics.'
Hannah Ongley
12.15.16
Culture

the parallel lives of zosia mamet

As Girls comes to a close and Zosia Mamet prepares to play the ultimate New Yorker Patti Smith in the new Mapplethorpe biopic, we meet the actress to discuss the intersection between Horses and Hollywood.
Rory Satran
9.28.16
Fashion

12 celebrity runway cameos you might have missed

In an age when Insta-girls are supermodels, and everybody's a somebody, we remember the truly jaw-dropping moments when mega celebrities, from Tupac to Chloë Sevigny, rocked the runway — just by showing up.
Taylor Ford
9.7.16
News

nan goldin and patti smith are making art in oscar wilde's prison cell

Ai Weiwei and Wolfgang Tillmans have also created works inspired by Reading Prison's most notorious inmate.
Hannah Ongley
9.6.16
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