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Photographs by
Kärsti Stiege


Andy Warhol & Friends A selection of black and white images from Andy Warhols private party with his friends, at the unique club Studio 54 in New York in 1981. Kärsti Stiege was invited and the party was a celebration for the succesful 'Interview magazine'. Everybody was there, all was shown, nothing too weird or strange. It was a genuine subculture.

Kärsti Stiege is a Swedish documentary photographer and author. For three decades she has traveled to known and unknown places. Her images from Afghanistan, India, Nepal, Thailand, Morocco, USA, Portugal and Sweden has resulted in numerous solo exhibitions both in Sweden and abroad as well as editorial work. Kärsti has also published 5 books. She is currently living in Portugal producing a new book and exhibition. www.karstistiege.com

Andy Warhol biography and resources
Andy Warhol Studio 54, 1981
Andy Warhol and Friends
"The key to the success of Studio 54 is that it's a dictatorship at the door and a democracy on the dance floor."



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