From Muri Assunção’s article on Mariette Pathy Allen’s exhibition at ClampArt for NY Daily News:

Decades before shows like “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and “Pose” brought New York City’s house ballroom culture into the mainstream, photographer Mariette Pathy Allen was already documenting the lives of those engaging in the underground LGBTQ subculture of the early ‘80s.

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