The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1977 - Art - 241 pages
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A loosely formed autobiography by Andy Warhol, told with his trademark blend of irony and detachment

 

In The Philosophy of Andy Warhol—which, with the subtitle "(From A to B and Back Again)," is less a memoir than a collection of riffs and reflections—he talks about love, sex, food, beauty, fame, work, money, and success; about New York, America, and his childhood in McKeesport, Pennsylvania; about his good times and bad in New York, the explosion of his career in the sixties, and his life among celebrities.

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User Review  - Karine Whitton - Goodreads

The musings of Andy Warhol. I have always loved his artwork, I just wish I had an opportunity to meet him. A very interesting man! "Acute. Accurate. Mr Warhol's usual amazing candour. A constant entertainment and enlightenment" Truman Capole Read full review

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User Review  - Shannon - Goodreads

I doubt that this book is genuine in it's attempt at feeling stream-of-consiousy, his insights aren't particularly memorable and I wouldn't be surprised if it is heavily edited/ghost-written by a ... Read full review

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About the author (1977)

Andy Warhol, a painter and graphic artist, also produced a significant body of film work, including his famous Chelsea Girls. He was equally well known in the late sixties and early seventies as resident host at his studio, The Factory, where one could listen to Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground and rub elbows with Edie Sedgwick. Warhold died in New York in 1987.

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