One Sentence or Less

Ryan McGinley, Artist

What did you do immediately before this questionnaire?
Got off an airplane and installed my show at Gabriel Rolt Gallery in Amsterdam.

What will you do immediately following this questionnaire?
Take Nyquil and cuddle up next to my hype girl Brandee.

What is your idea of bliss?
Coke Zero, popcorn, movie.

What is your greatest regret?
Not finishing college for my mom.

What would be the first sentence of your biography?
He had fun getting shit done.

What catchphrase do you use the most?
I’m going if you’re going.

What is your best personality trait?
Paying the check.

What is your second Google email alert?
Jack Walls.

What is the most inspiring place you’ve visited?
White Sands, New Mexico.

What is your most embarrassing fashion moment?
Still not knowing how to tie a tie.

What is your most triumphant fashion moment?
Wearing any Calvin Klein suit from Italo.

What do you do when you’re creatively blocked?
Ride my bike late at night through the East Village.

What is your favorite physical feature?
Big noses.

What makes you feel the most alive?
Selecting one single photo from a very large edit.

What would you ask for if you were granted one wish?
To fly.

What was the last thing that made you laugh uncontrollably?
Watching someone trip and fall on the street.

What has been your greatest loss?
Dash Snow.

Who was your favorite cartoon character as a child?
The Pink Panther.

What is the best gift you’ve ever received?
Stimulating head massager.

What historical figure would you most like to meet?
Mark Twain.

What is your most treasured possession?
Jambox by Jawbone wireless speaker.

What have you marched in the streets for?
Overturning Proposition 8.

What is your drag name? (name of first pet + name of first street)
Morris Forest.

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
X-ray vision.