AREA, Halloween Invite, Silk Screen Bandana sent in Orange Envelope, October 31, 1984


Invitation for AREA’s Halloween Party, Wednesday, October 31, 1984. Silk screen printed on a black bandana, approx. 14.5 x 14.5 inches.

AREA, perhaps New York’s artsiest nightclub, changed its theme and decor monthly. They also specialized in elaborately produced invitations.

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AREA became New York City’s top club in the mid-80s, with much of its success rooted in its popularity among artists, many of whom participated in the club’s ambitious program of creating new themes and décor every six weeks.