Sam McKinniss

  • Men Out of Time

    Peter McGough met David McDermott in a Manhattan theater at the end of the 1970s and the rest is history.

    McDermott was famous downtown for having odd manners and donning outdated formalwear, including detachable collars, cummerbunds, top hats, and tails. A Fashion Institute of Technology dropout, McGough wasn’t famous yet; he was employed selling drink tickets at Danceteria, wearing less memorable getups. A courtship developed as David kept Peter company during early-morning club hours just before sunrise.

    They eventually joined artistic forces, forming the alliance still known today as