Creating the ‘decadent twilight world’ of nightclubs

Creating the ‘decadent twilight world’ of nightclubs
 

Caligula throwing a party,” was how the funk musician Rick James described the legendary Studio 54 in New York, which opened in 1977. There was a cocaine snorting “Man and the Spoon” feature that would descend from the ceiling when required, there were piles of cash in the back room, unisex bathrooms and stunts like Bianca Jagger riding a horse on the dancefloor led by a naked man covered in gold glitter.
The key thing about Studio 54, which features in a new exhibition about global club culture at Vitra Design Museum, was its adaptability. It could become a different fantasy environment to... read more

 
11 March 2018 in Lifestyle, Views: 56
Source: Guardian
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