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Dave Hickey, is a spectacular visual biography of the life and career of Andy Warhol. The book features 2,000 images and documents, many previously unpublished. Note: PBS-TV's American Masters will broadcast a 2 hour Warhol documentary by Ric Burns to air in May 2006.
Hardcover, 624 pages
Published February 21st 2006 by Phaidon Press
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So many of my heroes make a fuss over Andy Warhol that I thought it was time I got to know him. I'm so glad I found this book by way of introduction. "Giant" Size is a massive tome that is mercifully light on analysis and very heavy on content. The emphasis is on pictures and photos and letting the art speak for itself, which it does very well. The text that is in this book is reasonably written and just enough to give you an idea of his different phases. Nothing about this artist's amazing work ...more
Andrew Warhola, better known as Andy Warhol, was an American artist and a central figure in the movement known as Pop art. After a successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol became famous worldwide for his work as a painter, an avant-garde filmmaker, a record producer, an author, and a public figure known for his membership in wildly diverse social circles that included bohemian street ...moreMore about Andy Warhol...