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September 28, 2023
AREA The Legendary Nightclub: Cards and Invitations, 1983 – 1987

New York’s nightclub scene in the 1970s and 1980s is legendary today for its creativity, as well, its hedonism and debauchery. Studio 54 (1977), the Mudd Club (1978), Club 57 (1979), Danceteria (1979), and the Limelight (1983) were the early clubs that set the tone. AREA opened in September 1983 and was part of a second wave, yet…

September 21, 2023
Jean-Michel Basquiat & AREA Nightclub: Invitations Capture the Connection, 1985

Jean-Michel Basquiat and AREA owner Eric Goode from the book Area: 1983–1987 authored by Eric Goode & Jennifer Goode, photograph by Valerie Shaff, published by Abrams, 2013 For the talented and prolific Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1985 shaped up to be a banner year. In February, his portrait was on the cover of The…

January 26, 2023
New York Nightclubs 1980s: When Art and Nightlife Mixed

In the 1980s, New York’s nightclub scene was not just about music, but also art exhibitions, performance art, and experimental film. We offer here nightclub invitations connected to Studio 54, Mudd Club, Club 57, Danceteria, AREA, Limelight, Palladium, Cat Club, and Tunnel.