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Call NumberN 6537.W28 1985
Sub-CollectionReference Collection
Dates1985
Statement of ResponsibilityBob Mizer Foundation, Inc.
Creators & ContributorsAndy Warhol (has as author)
Andy Warhol (has as author)
SummaryHe created his own universe and became its star'. (David Cronenberg, "Guardian"). Andy Warhol carried a camera with him everywhere he went and, taken from ten years of extraordinary shots, his America aspires to the strange beauty and staggering contradictions of the country itself. Exploring his greatest obsessions - including image and celebrity - he photographs wrestlers and politicians, the beautiful wealthy and the disenfranchised poor, Capote with the fresh scars of a facelift and Madonna hiding beneath a brunette bob. He writes about the country he loves, wishing he had died when he was shot, commercialism, fame and beauty. An America without Warhol is almost as inconceivable as Warhol without America, and this touching, witty tribute is the great artist of the superficial at his most deeply personal.
Physical Description 223 pages
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherHarper and Row; 1st edition
RecognitionGifted by Trent Dunphy and Robert Mainardi of The Magazine