Basquiat and Downtown

A look at Downtown New York in the 70s and 80s, and how it influenced Basquiat's work. Basquiat: Boom for Real is at the Barbican until 28 Jan: http://bit.ly/2iISCLZ
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The Photographer Who Was There When Punk Was Born, and When It Died

The Dictators: Handsome Dick Manitoba outside CBGBs, photo Godlis, ca 1976

The Lounge Lizards by Edo Bertoglio

Madonna, Basquiat and the New York 80s scene – in pictures

Stephen Torton and Edo Bertoglio were able to capture the New York scene in the Featuring Madonna, Andy Warhol and Bianca Jagger, here are some of their best shots .

Talking Heads   CBGB's Circa 1985  Photo by Richard Corman

Talking Heads CBGB's Circa 1985 Photo by Richard Corman. David Byrne really should have thought twice about that coat, just saying.

Talking Heads were formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991. David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth, and Jerry Harrison.

Talking Heads were formed in 1975 in New York City and active until David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth, and Jerry Harrison. - Another great college rock band!

New York City, 1971.

History In Pictures on

Downtown Las Vegas – Fremont St at 4th in the grimy 70s. Today this is the beginning of the Fremont Street Experience.

Downtown Las Vegas – Fremont St at in the grimy Today this is the beginning of the Fremont Street Experience.

Graffiti NYC 80s

Chronicle Books has released “Subway Art: Anniversary Edition” an update to the pioneering NYC graffiti art book by photographers Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfant. Subway Art ̵…

Andy Warhol: at the last, luxe factory (formerly a NYC utility building) with a wall of Interview Magazine covers. early 80s.

Andy Warhol at the last, luxe factory (formerly a NYC utility building) with a wall of Interview Magazine covers.

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