This “fashion calendar” featuring Lydia Lunch, queen of New York’s no wave movement of the late 1970s, was executed by Julia Gorton for a class at Parsons School of Design in 1978. This was the same year that the seminal No New York compilation was released, including key contributions from Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, of which Lunch was the frontperson.
Gorton, who today is a professor at Parsons, also designed flyers for Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, such the following:
This calendar appears in No Wave: Post-Punk. Underground. New York. 1976-1980. by Thurston Moore and Byron Coley. The caption refers to it as “a 1978 Lydia Lunch fashion calendar, assembled by Julia Gorton for a design class at Parsons.” No other information is given.
March and June and October aren’t present—either they were never made or they have been lost to the sands of time; I suspect the former. In any case, the 9 months that are there do not include the days of the week, so you can print them out and use them in any year. If it’s a leap year, hold your nose and stay at home all day on February 29th.