The Andy Warhol Diaries

The Andy Warhol Diaries

Andy Warhol, Pat Hackett

This overseas literary sensation turns the highlight on the most influential and debatable figures in American tradition. full of stunning observations concerning the lives, loves, and careers of the wealthy, recognized, and terrific, Warhol's magazine is without end enjoyable and fascinating.

Spanning the mid-1970s until eventually quite a few days prior to his dying in 1987, THE ANDY WARHOL DIARIES is a compendium of the greater than twenty thousand pages of the artist's diary that he dictated day-by-day to Pat Hackett. In it, Warhol provides us the final word behind the scenes move to virtually every thing that went on within the world-both low and high. He hangs out with "everybody": Jackie O ("thinks she's so grand she does not even owe it to the general public to have one other nice marriage to someone big"), Yoko Ono ("We dialed F-U-C-K-Y-O-U and L-O-V-E-Y-O-U to determine what occurred, we had rather a lot fun"), and "Princess Marina of, i assume, Greece," besides art-world rock stars Jean-Michel Basquiat, Francis Bacon, Salvador Dali, and Keith Haring.

Warhol had whatever to claim approximately every person who crossed his course, even if it was once Lou Reed or Liberace, Patti Smith or Diana Ross, Frank Sinatra or Michael Jackson. a real cultural artifact, THE ANDY WARHOL DIARIES quantities to a portrait of an artist-and an era-unlike the other.

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