Tag: studio 54

Gallery: Christmas, Studio 54-Style

Nowhere was Christmas and the holiday season celebrated as intensely as in New York’s Studio 54, the iconic disco nightclub known for its celebrity-filled dance floors and institutionalised debauchery. Tod Papageorge was one of the many photographers that roamed around the club during the nightly hours, immortalising scenes of Andy Warhol, Bianca Jagger, Michael Jackson and Truman Capote chatting away under glasses of $300 champagne. Time magazine calls his photographs of bleary-eyed disco queens as “something akin to poetry“. The following photographs come from various Studio 54 Christmas and holiday season parties, including images of male visitors cozying up, bowtied, scantily dressed santas and coked ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Olaf Boswijk (Trouw)

Pictures: Thierry Vrakking (Television Photography) You might not realize it every day, but the disappearance of an institution in the club scene is drawing nearer and nearer. From January 2015, Trouw is no more. As the Amsterdam crowd, loyal fan base and curious tourists are still indulging in every single night that the venue still has to offer, I went to visit the club on a weekday afternoon to talk to the club’s founder and co-owner Olaf Boswijk. Trouw needs no introduction at this point in time. The acclaimed venue on the Wibautstraat in Amsterdam has been a second home ... Read more