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New York Underground Scenesters of the 70s and 80s Captured on Polaroid

Posted: Oct 04, 2011

To many the New York underground scene of the late 70s and 80s was like a star-studded dream—a creative playground where future talents rubbed Fiorucci-clad shoulders and refined street culture into a fine art form. Too few have lucid memories of the era, and we are often left to decipher the events through the occasional concert ticket or matchbook. But for those lucky and sober enough to have snapped a photograph, the medium of choice to capture the ephemeral moment was likely the Polaroid SX-70.



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