Dancers backstage at Charlie Low’s Forbidden City nightclub on 363 Sutter Street in San Francisco, California (1948). The Chinese-themed nightclub and cabaret (operating between 1938-1958) catered to a mostly White clientele that included Jane Wyman and Ronald Reagan.
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“People always make the mistake of thinking art is created for them. But really, art is a private language for sophisticates to congratulate themselves on their superiority to the rest of the world. As my artist’s statement explains, my work is utterly incomprehensible and is therefore full of deep significance.”