Original Print Issues

Here they are, warts and all – scanned versions of the original print run of Peau Sensible/Sensitive Skin, from 1991 – 1994. 8.5″ x 11″, in glorious black and white, these look great on an iPad or whatever, or you can print them out for yourself, if that’s the sort of thing you like to do.

Jam-packed with downtown NYC superstars, writers, musicians and artists, including Richard Hell, Herbert Huncke, Ann Rower, Richard Kern, Chris Kraus, Eileen Myles, Jack Micheline, Emily XYZ, Patrick McGrath, Taylor Mead and many, many more. Check out the individual issues for more details. And note that you can have a copy of the first issue for free!

Sensitive Skin Number 2, Summer 1994 Seemed like everybody wanted to be in the skin by the time we wrapped up our original print run with our 2nd issue (or…

Sensitive Skin Number 1 - or is it #5? It took us almost a year to figure out that Peau Sensible in English meant Sensitive Skin. A lot of water…

Peau Sensible 4 - Summer '92 We started getting some attention - outside of the Lower East Side, that is - with this issue, as we were joined by not…

Peau Sensible 3 - Spring 1992 By the time we got to issue 3, just a few months after the first, our original crew was growing by leaps and bounds!…

Peau Sensible 2, Winter 1992 So it turns out that after we put out our first issue, others felt the same way. So the second issue is bigger (50% bigger!)…

Peau Sensible 1 - 1991 Late 1991, Norman Douglas, B. Kold, John Farris (The Ass's Tale) and Darius James (Negrophobia, That's Blaxploitation) were sitting around Steve Cannon's (Groove, Bang, and…