Diana Ross, Steve Rubell, and fashion designer Halston.
'Studio 54 made Halloween in Hollywood look like a PTA meeting' …Lorna Luft
Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie on down memory lane. This Saturday Palm Beach Modern Auctions will auction off Studio 54 club co-founder and New York night life impresario personal collection of art and memorabilia from the clubs heydays in the 1970s. The eclectic group of items, which has remained for the past 28 years at the apartment Rubell shared with fashion designer Bill Hamilton, consists of Studio 54 memorabilia and includes works by Andy Warhol, Peter Beard and Michael Vollbracht, as well as hundreds of paparazzi photographs of party going celebrities like Diana Ross, Frank Sinatra, Truman Capote and Liza Minnelli. The collection provides a rare and dazzling look into the fabulous stylemakers and decadent partying that was Studio 54.
Liza Minnelli with Bianca Jagger, 1978
Steve Rubell in front of a 1970 de Sede sofa at Studio 54
Steve Rubells Studio 54 Reservation Book-
The interior of the reservation book, which lists noteworthy guests and whether or not they had to pay for admission to the club.
The cover of Interview Magazine, which featured Mr. Rubell, with be auctioned off with the original Warhol Polaroid on which the cover was based.
Andy Warhol, Steve Rubell and Fran Lebowitz at Studio 54, 1981
photos courtesy of Palm Beach Modern Auctions