“Ingrid Sischy, a writer, editor and cultural critic known for her long, authoritative associations with Interview magazine, The New Yorker and Vanity Fair, died on Friday in Manhattan. She was 63.”

“For nearly 40 years, Ms. Sischy (pronounced SEE-shee) was an influential chronicler of the cultural orbit — in particular the avant-garde orbit — of New York, the country and the world,” writes Margalit Fox. “A fixture at fashion shows and gallery openings around the globe, she knew seemingly everyone on the cutting edge of creative life and was considered a formidable handicapper of talent.”

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