A new exhibition brings together a series of community portraits taken at a local store between the late ’80s and early ’00s.
Photographer Karen O’Sullivan remembers the neighbourhood’s gritty, pre-gentrification glory days.
DAMEHT team up with artist, photographer and Lower East Side legend Clayton Patterson to release a limited edition version of the iconic Clayton Cap.
The uniformed street gangs who inspired The Warriors were violent pillars of community identity, before being destroyed by gentrification and the drug trade.
The former Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore found craziness and creativity, but most importantly community, when he arrived in New York City at the height of punk.
When Wildstyle began in 1995, European tattoo culture was barely visible. Rebel artist and photographer Clayton Patterson explains how two decades of touring with Wildstyle has helped win the culture the respect it deserves.
Artist, photographer and popular historian Clayton Patterson is our guide to the best of the Lower East Side's alternative culture.