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    Nigerian Yoruba orisha worship in New York
    An eclectic cast of cultural characters - from Richard Hell and William Burroughs to Joan Jett, Debbie Harry, Andy Warhol, and Stephen Sprouse - appear here exactly as they were in the day, juxtaposed with children playing hopscotch on torn-down blocks, riding the graffiti-ridden subway, or cruising the burgeoning clubs of the Bowery. At once a chronicle...
    Excellent photography book. S/hand large format paperback.
    Published to accompany the first major exhibition to examine the scene-changing, interdisciplinary life of downtown New York’s seminal alternative space in full, Club 57: Film, Performance, and Art in the East Village, 1978–1983 taps into the legacy of Club 57’s founding curatorial staff to examine how the convergence of film, video, performance,...
    The dazzling, provocative work of Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960–1988) would come to define the vibrant New York art scene of the late ’70s and early ’80s. Punk, jazz, graffiti, hip-hop: his work drew heavily on the cultural trappings of lower Manhattan, to which he fled—from Brooklyn—at the age of 15. This stunning graphic novel captures...
    Basquiat first came to prominence when he collaborated with Al Diaz to spray-paint enigmatic statements under the pseudonym SAMO. He went on to work on collages, Xerox art, postcards, performances, and music before establishing his reputation as one of the most important painters of his generation. Accompanying a major exhibition at the Barbican Art...
    Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat's complex relationship captivated the art world then and now. At a time when Warhol was already world famous and the elder statesman of New York cool, Basquiat was a downtown talent rising rapidly from the graffiti scene. Together, they forged an electrifying personal and professional partnership. As a prolific documentarian...
    STUNNING DELUXE LARGE FORMAT USA HARDBACK PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK - OVER 60% OFF!!! This is the first Ron Galella book that focuses exclusively on New York City in the 70s and 80s. The book contains many unpublished images from Galella's archives of iconic celebrities of the day from Bianca Jagger, Madonna, Grace Jones, Al Pacino, and Halston out and about
    STUNNING DELUXE SUPER LARGE FORMAT USA 300-pg HARDBACK BOOK - 33% OFF!! When Andy Warhol flew to Beijing via Hong Kong in 1982 and captured his impressions in brief journal entries while at the same time taking a host of photographs, he encountered a capital that displayed hardly any commercial influences and was on the verge of an enormous transition....
    Hell, Ginsberg, Warhol, Debbie harry, Patti Smith ... interviews and photos - groovy NYC. Out-of-print edition edition secondhand paperback
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    Here we go .. massive NYC dancefloor 500+ page book by the excellent Tim Lawrence - who wrote Love Saves The Day and also has written for Soul Jazz Records' (Chantal Regnault's stunning Voguing book).  100% ESSENTIAL purchase! Buy now! Featuring Francois K, Fab 5 Freddy, Nicky Siano, Bambaataa, Keith Haring, Grandmaster...
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK OVER 60% OFF!!! In 1963, up-and-coming artist Andy Warhol took a road trip across America. What began as a madcap, drug-fueled romp became a journey that took Warhol on a kaleidoscopic adventure from New York City, across the vast American heartland, all the way to Hollywood and back. With locations ranging from a Texas panhandle...
    How Music Works is David Byrne's bestselling, buoyant celebration of a subject he has spent a lifetime thinking about. Drawing on his own work over the years with Talking Heads, Brian Eno, and his myriad collaborators - along with journeys to Wagnerian opera houses, African villages, and anywhere music exists - Byrne shows how music emerges from cultural...
    This work explores the relationship between artist Jean-Michel Basquiat and his muse, Suzanne Mallouk. Basquiat was courted, exploited and subsequently discarded by the art establishment. Mallouk survived whilst Basquiat died from heroin abuse.
    Andy Warhol kept these diaries faithfully from November 1976 right up to his final week, in February 1987. Written at the height of his fame and success, Warhol records the fun of an Academy Awards party, nights out at Studio 54, trips between London, Paris and New York, and surprisingly even the money he spent each day, down to the cent. With appearances...
    The autobiography of an American icon, Andy Warhol - American painter, filmmaker, publisher, actor and major figure in the Pop Art movement - was in many ways a reluctant celebrity. Here, in his autobiography, he spills his secrets and muses about love, sex, food, beauty, fame, work, money, success, New York and America and its place in the world. But...
    It's all true - nutter New York club scene, darlings. s/hand hardback book.
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    The best-selling biography of the controversial artist and a vivid account of the fast times in which he lived...and died. Painter Jean-Michel Basquiat was the Jimi Hendrix of the art world: in less than a decade he went from being a teenage graffiti writer to an international art star; he was dead of a drug overdose at age twenty-seven. Basquiat's...
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    If you are in anyway interested in Arthur Russell then you have to buy this book! 400-odd pages of seriously researched stuff - this is Arthur Russell's definitive story. Written by Tim Lawrence, who wrote the New York undergound Garage/Loft/Gallery history, 'Love Saves The Day", and including full discography of the man, incredible unseen photographs...