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BY REBECCA SHERMAN. ART DIRECTION MICHELLE AVIÑA. PHOTOGRAPHY LISA PETROLE. M adonna is in the kitchen. Lindsay Lohan, Stella McCartney, and Drew Barrymore are mingling in the living room. And, Dolly Parton is expected to make an appearance in the bedroom soon, if Gregg Asher has his way. This celebrity-filled BOYS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN THE EXUBERANT GUCCI-LADEN CRASH PAD OF GREGG ASHER AND DAVID MARTIN apartment on Turtle Creek Boulevard — which belongs to Asher and his partner, David Martin — brims with provocative photographs of well-known faces. They were taken by artists who are celebrities in their own right: David LaChapelle, Marilyn Minter, Tyler Shields, Mary McCartney. "I love celebrities," Asher says. "I always wanted to be one. I still do, at some level." Asher and Martin, who have been together 25 years, are longtime fixtures on Dallas' social scene and are instantly recognizable by their fashionable and often eccentric wardrobes. Twenty years ago, Asher blazed a trail in Dallas by going to parties in Manolo and Louboutin stilettos, feather boas, and sequins, while carrying Gucci and Dior handbags. "Gregg was a pioneer of his look — it was unheard of On the Warren Platner for Knoll table is Damien Hirst's Sp 598 pill sculpture, acquired at auction. Modo chandelier from Jason Miller Studio, Brooklyn. Sofa from Design Within Reach. Plaster goat-leg table by George Sellers. Back wall: Tyler Shields' Lindsay Lohan Shooter photograph, from Guy Hepner, NYC. At left, photographs by Mark Seliger, Robert Stivers, Juergen Teller, David LaChapelle, and Marilyn Minter.

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