In The Limelight – Photo Book About 90s Club Culture

In The Limelight 

90s Club Culture

Dive into the 1990s New York club scene with never-before-seen photos by its most prolific photographer, Steve Eichner.

It’s a party!

In this book, readers go beyond the velvet ropes and into the spaces that witnessed some of the decade’s most incredible and sought-after parties. Previously unpublished, these intoxicating full-color photographs capture the over-the-top costumes, non-stop dancing, glitter, confetti, sex, drugs, and music that made 90s New York unlike any other place.

Celebs & Club Kids

Celebrities abound, from Leonardo DiCaprio, Dennis Hopper, and Tupac to Madonna, Kate Moss, and RuPaul. Eichner takes you to many of the city’s hot spots, including the Limelight, the Tunnel, Webster Hall, Club Expo and Club USA.

The book is published by Prestel a division of Penguin Random House

Steve Eichner was a fixture of 1990s New York City nightlife and served as both its official and unofficial photographer in an era before cell phones and selfies. In this book, readers go beyond the velvet ropes and into the spaces that witnessed some of the decade’s most incredible and sought-after parties. Previously unpublished, these intoxicating full-color photographs capture the over-the top costumes, non-stop dancing, glitter, confetti, sex, drugs, and music that made 90s New York unlike any other place. Celebrities abound, from Leonardo DiCaprio, Dennis Hopper, and Tupac to Joan Rivers, Michael Musto, and Madonna.

Eichner takes you to many of the city’s hot spots, including the Limelight, the Tunnel, Webster Hall, Club Expo, and Club USA. Texts by famous club owner Peter Gatien and New York Times photo essay editor Gabriel H. Sanchez offer a historic and cultural perspective on an era when New York City was more affordable and every night saw artists, bankers, drag queens, musicians, and poets revealing together.


 

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