You Should Know: Ike Ude

by guestofaguest · August 27, 2014

Ike Ude

Photographer and artist Ike Ude’s wild dandy style landed him on Vanity Fair’s International Best Dressed List and has made him a must-invite to art world and fashion parties.

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Ike Ude [Blazer by Band of Outsiders, shorts by Vineyard Vines, shirt by Brooks Brothers, Tom Ford]

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Occupation: Artist Twitter: @ikeude

"I never had a job as an employee-not interested."

Ike Ude Questionnaire

What do you actually do all day? Mostly read, daydream and think of pictures

Favorite song growing up? Fela Kuti, James Brown, David Bowie, The Jacksons, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Jazz, Opera, etc.

Why do you live in NYC? It agrees with my artistic temperament

Uber, Taxi, Subway or Citi Bike? walking

My motto is… so bloody what?

My alter ego is… Jeandes Esseintes

Last drink I had was… Black Label, whisky

My secret crush is… none

What was your first job? I never had a job as an employee – not interested

If you had one day left in NYC what would you do? Lie down, listen to Bach’s Goldberg Variation on a loop over and over and over again.

Coming from? Going to? My studio, going back to my studio

What is your favorite work of art? I love Chardin’s, “Boy Blowing Bubbles”.

Who should we know? The Beautiful ones.