RIP Iconic Magazine Editor Ingrid Sischy, A Running List of Social Media's Best Tributes

Interview magazine covers under the editorship of Ingrid Sischy. Leonardo DiCaprio, Keanu Reeves and River Phoenix photographed by Bruce Weber.

Former editor in chief of Interview magazine Ingrid Sischy has died today at 63. WWD has reported breast cancer as the cause of her death.

Sischy led Interview from 1989 to 1998 alongside publisher Sandra Brant, who was also Sischy”s partner. The two produced a magazine that recorded the art, entertainment, fashion and celebrities of the “80s and “90s, bringing in photographers like Bruce WeberHerb Ritts, Ellen Von Unwerth, and Sante D”Orazio to accompany the interviews between artists, celebrities and high profile individuals in the magazine.

Sischy was born in South Africa, moved to Scotland as a child, and eventually to New York where she became editor of Art Forum in 1979. She worked at the New Yorker as a fashion and photography critic while also serving as editor of Interview.

Plans for a memorial service are forthcoming. In the meantime, donations may be made in Sischy”s honor to City Critters of New York and to Harlem”s Studio Museum.

The industry responded on Twitter and Facebook:

 

RIP Ingrid Sischy .. U were kind and nbso online casino reviews amazingly inspiring and dedicated and talented. One of a kind who saw the best in everything

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#rip #IngridSischy you will be missed. Your voice in fashion will not be forgotten. Prayers and love to your family.

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One of the first #ingridsichy issues! Truly #oneofakind #interviewmag #roblowe ✨✨✨

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