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James Baldwin photographed by Carl Van Vechten on September 13, 1955.

Langston Hughes photographed by Carl Van Vechten on March 8, 1939.     

Andy Warhol and Truman Capote for High Times magazine (December 1978)

Warhol wrote about the photo shoot on September 26, 1978:

“[Toni, from High Times] had a Santa costume for me and a little girl outfit for Truman. But Truman wasn’t in the mood to go into drag, he said that he was already dressed like a little boy. Truman was really drunk, hugging around.” 

(Source: The Andy Warhol Diaries)

David Bowie and William S. Burroughs photographed by Terry O’Neill, November 1973.


Keith Haring, William S. Burroughs and Brion Gysin photographed by Tseng Kwong Chi, 1985.

Lorna Luft, Jerry Hall, Andy Warhol, Debbie Harry, Truman Capote, and Paloma Picasso at the Interview party at Studio 54 in New York City on June 7, 1979. 

Behind them is an over-sized image that features Debbie Harry on the cover of the June 1979 issue of Interview Magazine.