Inserts from “Fun Gallery… The True Story” by Patti Astor.
From left: Dondi, Futura 2000, Zephyr. “All other galleries you sign their log. Here you just sign the gallery” Zephyr.
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Chapter 1: Early Childhood - "The Littlest Snowflake"
Chapter 2: We Move To The Suburbs - "The Perfect Suburban Upbringing"
Chapter three title page: Blast Off! The Sixies - "The Teenage Drug Years"
Chapter four title page: Off To NYC - "SDS - Stop the War!"
Chapter five title page: "Woodstock to Weatherman" - Revolution and LSD
Chapter six title page: The War is Over - "The Glitter Period - San Francisco"
Chapter 7 title page: "Every Girl Must Have Her Year Abroad" - I Go To Paris
Chapter Eight: New York City!!! - "The Big Apple - I Become A Star"
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Left: 'Unmade Beds' premiere night at Deavile Film Festival (top) and Poster featurig Deborah Harry (bottom) Right: Patti Astor with co-stars Eric and Amos at the Moet Lounge (top), Village Voice Rome article (bottom)
Chapter nine title page: "Streets of the Stars" - East Third Street and "Underground USA"
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Left: Patti with Underground USA posters in the East Village (top); the stars of 'Underground USA' (bottom) Right: Patti with filmaker Gordon Stevenson (top); St Marks cinema marquee (bottom)
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Left: Patti at Dondi's second show (top), Patti with Dondi at his show's opening with Jean-Michel Basquiat in doorway (bottom) Right: Jane Dickson invite '82
Title Page Chapter Ten: “Hip-Hop, You Don’t Stop” – New York / New Wave
Title Page Chapter Eleven: "Don't Stop 'Til The Break Of Dawn!" - The Fun Gallery
Insert from ‘FUN Gallery… The True Story’ by Patti Astor Left: LEE’s statement mentioning his painting tecnique, ‘Silent Thunder’ Right: The cast of ‘Bachelorette Pad’(top); Patti with Fab 5 Freddy (bottom)
Insert from ‘FUN Gallery… The True Story’ by Patti Astor Top left: Film Director Anita Rosenberg with ‘The Gang’: On 2, Dondi, Haze, Duro, Kano Bottom left: Keith Haring, Kenny Scharf and Patti Astor in the Black Light Room (bottom) Right: Dondi White
Insert from ‘FUN Gallery… The True Story’ by Patti Astor Left: ‘Midge’ (Mary-Ann Monforton) and ‘Candy Stone’ (Patti Astor) in underground film Bachelorette Pad Right: ‘Candy Stone’ (Patti Astor) checks her messages in underground film Bachelorette Pad
Title Page Chapter 12: "If Art Is A Crime Please Let God Forgive Me" - The Making Of 'Wild Style'
Title Page Chapter 13: "The Most Beautiful Art Exhibit I Ever Saw" - The Second Fun
Insert from ‘FUN Gallery… The True Story’ by Patti Astor Left: Jean-Michel Basquiat ‘79 Right: Jean- Michel Basquiat’s FUN Gallery Colour Xerox Invitation, November ‘82
Title Page Chapter 14: Fun And Fame – “The Hottest Art Gallery In The World”
Insert from ‘FUN Gallery… The True Story’ by Patti Astor Top Left: Patti Astor with business partner Bill Stelling ‘83 Bottom Left: Newsweek article featuring ERO’s artwork “Super Fresh” Right: Wild Style sticker from Japan tour ‘83
Insert from ‘FUN Gallery… The True Story’ by Patti Astor Left: Zephyr at his FUN Gallery opening ‘84 Top Right: Dondi Artforum Ad ‘83 Bottom Right: Dondi’s “Fun Gallery Crew”
Title Page Chapter 15: "No Mo' Fun" - The Closing of the FUN Gallery
Insert from 'FUN Gallery... The True Story' by Patti Astor Left: Final letter Right: Patti Astor at the FUN Gallery Farewell '85