Jun 1, 2010

Alfred E. Neuman and the Upstairs Lounge

This photograph was taken in New Orleans at the Contemporary Arts Center Prospect.1 exhibit, "Remember the Upstairs Lounge" by artist Skylar Feins. The piece is an artifact from a gay night club, the Upstairs Lounge. The club was deliberately burned down in June of 1973. 32 people died. The exhibit memorialized the people who perished in the flames and also showcased memorabilia from the club.

Including this piece:


The exhibit is no longer showcased but if you want a good review, read the Times Picayune op-ed piece.


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