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Date: 2011-05-06
Author: Unavailable

Article Mentions
Mentioned, David Byrne
Mentioned, Serge Becker
Mentioned, Eric Goode
Mentioned, Marina Abramovic
Mentioned, Michael Stipe
Mentioned, Anne Pasternak
Mentioned, Cindy Sherman
Mentioned, Robert Longo
Mentioned, Courtney Love
Mentioned, Ryan McGinness
Mentioned, Patti Smith
Mentioned, Maya Singer
Mentioned, Todd Selby
Mentioned, Jennifer Goode
Mentioned, Creative Time
Anyone who's nosed through a copy of Patti Smith's Just Kids recently has probably felt an onrush of longing for the good old bad days of New York, when the East Village was squatter central, the streets were seamy, and the city played host to legendary nightspots like Mudd Club and Area. In 2007, Creative Time put a commemorative plaque on Mudd Club's old Tribeca building, and last night, at its annual benefit, the organization went a step further and resurrected Area for the evening. Club visionaries Eric Goode, Serge Becker, Jennifer Goode, Christopher Goode, and Darius Azari reunited to oversee the multimedia homage, which included an installation with semi-nude models primping for the delectation of guests such as David Byrne, Cindy Sh...(read more)
... Anyone who's nosed through a copy of Patti Smith's Just Kids recently has probably felt an onrush of longing for the good old bad days of New York, when the East Village was squatter central, the streets were seamy, and the city played host to legend ...
... Cindy Sherman, Michael Stipe, and Courtney Love. For some, it was a first visit. "I have to admit, I never actually went to Area, back in the day," said Creative Time president and artistic director Anne Pasternak. "I just wasn't cool enough." Last ...


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