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Published Date:
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 15:00:02 +0000
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disco
graphic design
music
New York City
poster
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<img width="640" height="948" src="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/269164_2012a586aa673ffe_b-1.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Image features poster with hot pink background, an upcoming musical performance is announced. The singer’s name, Taana Gardner is written in curly red letters across the top, and a black and white portrait of the young singer gazes flirtatiously out at the viewer from within the frame of a red heart, out of which a devil’s tail emerges. She is also surrounded by red hearts of various sizes. Beneath her portrait, the title of her song, “Heartbeat” is printed in a bold, black, shattered typeface. The lower half of the poster provides information on the details of the upcoming show. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset="https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/269164_2012a586aa673ffe_b-1.jpg 691w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/269164_2012a586aa673ffe_b-1-202x300.jpg 202w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/269164_2012a586aa673ffe_b-1-159x235.jpg 159w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-attachment-id="32660" data-permalink="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2019/02/12/pure-coquette/269164_2012a586aa673ffe_b-2/" data-orig-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/269164_2012a586aa673ffe_b-1.jpg" data-orig-size="691,1024" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;0&quot;}" data-image-title="Poster, Taana Gardner: Heartbeat" data-image-description="&lt;p&gt;Poster for an upcoming performance of &#8220;Heartbeat&#8221; by Taana Gardner at the NYC club Melons, in 1981.&lt;/p&gt;" data-medium-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/269164_2012a586aa673ffe_b-1-202x300.jpg" data-large-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/269164_2012a586aa673ffe_b-1.jpg" />Although some may claim that disco died a messy media “death” in 1979, in the early &#8217;80s, its “Heartbeat” could still be heard reverberating on radio airwaves and in dance clubs across the United States.[1] Fame first found Taana Gardner in 1978, when she became an overnight sensation after recording the vocals for West End...
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