Wednesday, April 3, 2013

MARK FRECHETTE - AT HIS PEAK IN PEAK FORM


Kilgour, French and Stanbury
Shirt and Ascot - Barney's

For a New American Hero, Modern Greats Worn By Mark Frechette in Vogue November 1969




Marc Bohan for Christian Dior Monsieur

“Antonioni’s call for a new American hero was answered by Mark Frechette, a twenty-two-year-old blue-eyed dark-haired  Massachusetts stone-mason.  This American man of the hour stars in Antonioni’s American film debut, Zabrinskie Point.”

Vogue November 15, 1969


Cardin U.S.A.
Top Right - Franklin Bober for Clinton Swan
Bottom - Polo by Ralph Lauren

Flash Forward six years and Dave O’Brian’s, The Sorry Life & Death of Mark Frechette, (Rolling Stone #199 November 6, 1975, p.32) details the story of a promising chance encounter turned sour.




Mark Frechette 
Vogue November 1969
Photography: Richard Avedon



 Geoffrey Beene

Mark Frechette
December 1947 - September 1975
Once a Great Beauty





1 comment:

Benovite said...

Just watched Zabriskie Point on TCM. Interesting movie, brilliantly shot.

Rest in peace, Mark.