It’s Not 1932 Anymore, But Aldous Huxley’s Dystopian Brave New World Is Very Relevant
At this point, modernity can be reduced to an algorithm that gets to dictate the ephemera we scroll through. The truth is, Aldous Huxley’s 1932 dystopian classic contains some curiously prescient qualities.
THE IMPERMANENT SPECTACLE: NYC’s AREA NIGHTCLUB (1983-1987)
Area, half party, half prodigious art rotisserie, propagated decadence between the years 1983 and 1987. Each affair was an immersive microcosm of excess, regularly luring guests like Grace Jones, David Byrne, Cher, Madonna, John F Kennedy Jnr., and more.
ALL GONE: The History Book on Street Culture
All Gone is an annual tome that anyone who’s interested in street culture has come across. 2017’s edition pays homage to ‘90s hip-hop, and features a cover referencing NYC-based contemporary artist Luis Gispert, drawn by French illustrator Yoann Houlbert.