Chanterelle Shows Off Three Decades of Menu Covers

A recent menu, designed by Juan Hamilton.
A recent menu, designed by Juan Hamilton. Photo: kill devil hill, edward albee, matthew barney, robert mapplethorpe, allen ginsberg, francesco clemente, annie liebovitz, richard prince

As previously reported, Chanterelle’s wines live on at Nice Matin and Barbounia, and now (for two days, anyway) so do the menu covers that were created by the likes of Edward Albee, Matthew Barney, Robert Mapplethorpe, Allen Ginsberg, Francesco Clemente, Annie Leibovitz, Richard Prince, and many others. On February 7 and 8, Greenpoint antiques store Kill Devil Hill will display the works of art (some of them for sale), from the first one by Marisol to one by Chuck Close that never saw the light of day. Here’s the incredible roster of contributors.

Edward Albee, Donald Baechler, Matthew Barney, Jennifer Bartlett, Gretchen Bender, Ross Bleckner, James Brown, John Cage, Vija Celmins, Francesco Clemente, Chuck Close, Cosby & Henderson, Merce Cunningham, Lynn Davis, John Dugdale, Donald Evans, Eric Fischl, Allen Ginsberg, April Gornik, Maurice Grosser, Juan Hamilton, Keith Haring, Howard Hodgkin, Jenny Holzer, Gregory Hull, Michael Hurson, Robert Indiana, Jasper Johns, Cletus Johnson, Bill Katz, Ellsworth Kelly, Annie Leibovitz, Julian Lethbridge, Tom Levine, Roy Lichtenstein, Glenn Ligon, Robert Longo, Andrew Lord, Robert Mapplethorpe, Marcel Marceau, Marisol, Francoise Morellet, Malcom Morley, Elizabeth Murray, Louise Nevelson, Daniel Oates, Philippe Petit, Richard Prince, Robert Rauschenberg, Susan Rothenberg, Julian Schnabel, David Seidner, Jack Shear, Cindy Sherman, Lorna Simpson, Kiki Smith, Mike and Doug Starn, Kunie Sugiura, Philip Taaffe, Virgil Thompson, Cy Twombly, Kara Walker, Robert Wilson, and Terry Winters.
Chanterelle Shows Off Three Decades of Menu Covers