(June 13, 2016) – The 1970’s was a time when the death of glam and the birth of punk collided in a celebration of glitter and grime, and teenager Paul Zone was there to photograph it. “Growing Up In The New York Underground: From Glam To Punk” will showcase 30 rare images displayed from his book PLAYGROUND: Growing Up in the New York Underground.
Featuring photographs of Blondie, The Ramones, New York Dolls, Iggy and the Stooges, Lou Reed, Dead Boys, Suicide, T. Rex, The Fast, Patti Smith, Kiss, Mumps, Planets, Milk n Cookies and more, as well as musicians, artists and a variety of other people on the “scene” such as Richard Hell, Johnny Thunders, Wayne County, Alice Cooper, Eric Emerson, Lance Loud, Stephen Sprouse, Christopher Makos, Anya Phillips, Cherry Vanilla, Arturo Vega, Anna Sui, Sable Starr, James Chance, Lydia Lunch.
The opening reception will take place at Darkside Records on Saturday, June 25 from 7-9pm.
Celebrity guest Peter Aaron will be on-hand spinning vinyl. The exhibit will remain open until July 25 (between 10:00 am and 9:00 pm).
Darkside Records is located at 611 Dutchess Turnpike in Poughkeepsie. For more information, email or call Kymara (207) 286-7399