Nelson Coates

Production designer and art director, production designer for “On the Basis of Sex”

Production designer and art director, production designer for “On the Basis of Sex”

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At 85 years old, the U-S Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an unlikely cultural icon.

The Supreme Court Justice with a taste for mid-century Scandinavian furniture

At 85 years old, the U-S Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an unlikely cultural icon.

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This week the first full-length trailer was released for “Crazy Rich Asians,” a film opening in August. It’s based on the bestselling rom-com of the same name by Kevin Kwan.

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