Pages from Façade, a magazine published approximately twice yearly in Paris between 1976 – 1983.Taking inspiration from Interview Magazine, Façade covered cultural high life in france, documenting night clubbing, music, fashion, and general fabulousness.
October 8, 2012
More portraiture by Pierre et Gilles, of an artfully made up Iggy Pop, an assortment of club-goers - and a characteristic shot of Karl Lagerfeld.
August 13, 2012
Pages from Façade, a magazine published approximately twice yearly in Paris between 1976 - 1983. Taking inspiration from Interview Magazine, Façade covered cultural high life in france, documenting night clubbing, music, fashion, and general fabulousness.
August 8, 2012
Issue #3 of Bikini Girl (February 1979), when the L.E.S. was the Lower East Side, and the Mudd Club was the Mudd Club. (With paper doll cutouts of Fred and Cindy from the B-52s!!!)
April 1, 2010
The records of The Jumble Club, a group dedicated to playing whist (and *only* whist) which thrived in Glasgow, Scotland, approximately between 1799 and 1877. The records consist of 4 ledgers containing minutes of meetings, with additional meeting minutes, inventories, insurance policy, checkbook. flyers and other related papers and ephemera. And they came in a lovely metal coffer, complete with a set of keys, none of which fit the box lock.
May 4, 2009
From a series of photographs gathered by Langston Hughes of the Club Atenas in Havana, Cuba, 1931. [More photos can be found in the Beinecke Digital Image database (http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/dl_crosscollex/). Search for the keywords "hughes cuba". [These calm, enigmatic scenes are also perfect to mark the one year anniversary of the launch of Room 26 - showing the type of curious intriguingly and beautiful material we look for in our collections.]
July 24, 2008