80s

Adventures across Europe in the 1970s and ’80s
Photography

Adventures across Europe in the 1970s and ’80s

Sun-soaked snapshots — Photographer Sergio Purtell spent years travelling the continent at length, capturing a romantic world of motels, cafes, beaches and bars.

Written by: Miss Rosen

A visual tribute to ’80s Chicago, where house music began
Art

A visual tribute to ’80s Chicago, where house music began

DIY designs — A new book celebrates the power of the DIY party flyer – homemade designs which helped transform the city’s dance scene.

Written by: Miss Rosen

A life in colour: Capturing the punks of 1980s Britain
Photography

A life in colour: Capturing the punks of 1980s Britain

From Manchester to Camden — Street photographer Shirley Baker would travel to London’s Camden Market every weekend, mesmerised by the area’s rebellious youth movement.

Written by: Miss Rosen

The trailblazing activist legacy of Keith Haring
Art

The trailblazing activist legacy of Keith Haring

Street Art Boy — A new documentary looks back on the artist’s divisive career, from his shunning of the art establishment to his work with the Act Up AIDS campaign.

Written by: Daniel Dylan Wray

Intimate shots of life in ’80s Massachusetts
Photography

Intimate shots of life in ’80s Massachusetts

A family affair — Photographer Judith Black spent years capturing her experience as a single parent, celebrating everyday moments that otherwise go unnoticed.

Written by: Miss Rosen

Bleak and beautiful: a visual history of Leeds
Photography

Bleak and beautiful: a visual history of Leeds

20th century portrait — After moving to the city in the 1970s, photographer Peter Mitchell began shooting its rapidly-changing urban landscape.

Written by: Zoe Whitfield

The secret life of a 1980s house music manager
Music

The secret life of a 1980s house music manager

New York underground — New York music manager Michele Saunders dusts off her three-decade-old photo albums to pay tribute to the city’s club scene.

Written by: Miss Rosen

Bruce Gilden’s unseen photos of New York in the ’80s
Photography

Bruce Gilden’s unseen photos of New York in the ’80s

Lost and found — In his new project, Lost and Found, the legendary street photographer pays tribute to a city that was ‘rough, raw, violent and filthy’.

Written by: Miss Rosen

A visual history of the Lower East Side
Photography

A visual history of the Lower East Side

Centre of resistance — Photographer Karen O’Sullivan remembers the neighbourhood’s gritty, pre-gentrification glory days.

Written by: Miss Rosen

Documenting life on the fringes in Thatcher’s Britain
Photography

Documenting life on the fringes in Thatcher’s Britain

The enemies within — In the ’80s, photographer Richard Davis moved to Hulme – a neglected corner of Manchester – where he quickly fell in with a community of artists, punks and travellers.

Written by: Miss Rosen

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