Studio 54 By Tod Papageorge
Take a look inside the legendary Studio 54, through the lens of photographer Tod Papageorge, and see the images he captured of partygoers in retro clothing.
From models and rock stars, to artists and politicians - anybody who was anybody partied at Studio 54. Remembered for the colourful characters that filled its dance floor in retro clothing, including Warhol, Grace Jones and Bianca Jagger (who once entered the club bare back on a white horse!), the notorious nightspot was the epicentre of all that was hip and hedonistic in New York in the '70s.
Despite its short existence - 33 months to be exact - the club has iconic status in popular culture as a symbol of the decadent days of disco. A young Tod Papageorge was one of a handful of photographers who captured the antics of partygoers on camera, and has recently compiled 66 of his best nightclub shots into a new book - Studio 54.
Shot in beautiful black and white, Tod's mesmerising collection of photos document the glitz and excess of the Studio 54 set between 1978 and 1980. Focusing less on the celebrities and more on the club's regular visitors and the retro clothing they wore, the series of photos shows disco-fuelled love-ins, debauchery in dinner suits and all-night dancing. This is an absolute must-see book!