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|The Halloween opening at the Alexander Gallery (980 Madison,
required an invitation and black tie or costume, to see the bare
thighs of Robert Crumb's cartoon fanatsies, alongside the metallic
intricacy of H.R. Giger's future medievalism. Zap & Mr.
hung out for the night with the Aliens.
The art paled in comparison with the audience however. The uptown underground showed its true form. But GWAR, the art-rock band from Richmond Virginia, turned everyone else into background. Debbie Harry, Tim Leary, John Kennedy Jr, and Rick "Beavis" Parker attended also, but as normals.
At the door hung a pair of blue-tinted limited-edition photographs, of Robert Crumb & Janis Joplin hugging & kissing in 1969, at Crumb's first breakthrough in California. To the Alexander Gallery show, however, Crumb sent his son. Giger held his mask in place till nearly midnight, when GWAR suddenly appeared, to walk off the wall, and overwhelm the scene.
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