Monday, November 2

Bill Bernstein's Disco Utopia

Paradise Garage DJ Larry Levan, 1979
"At its zenith, disco had evolved beyond a music genre to become a glitzy, sweaty, frenzied subculture whose adherents congregated in a wholly new breed of club. There was Studio 54, of course, but also Xenon, Paradise Garage, Hurrah. Anything or anyone strange was welcome, and so was everyone else. The disco scene was dark in its underground nature, diverse in its devotees, and an endless, manic party. And photographer Bill Bernstein was its dutiful visual biographer. ..."
Bill Bernstein
Bill Bernstein Photography
vimeo: Bill Bernstein Photography/Video
YouTube: DISCO: The Bill Bernstein Photographs

2013 November: Studio 54