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The Factory Years, 1964-1967
New York City, the 1960s: Inside a ramshackle studio known as The Factory, the post-war art world encountered the industrial revolution. For more than two years, Nat Finkelstein was on the scene, documenting the explosive emergence of Pop Art, a subversive spectacle created by the constantly calculating Andy Warhol. Andy Warhol: The Factory Years is an extraordinary phot ...more
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published November 1st 2000 by powerHouse Books
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A dynamite book full of great images of Warhol and Co. circ the mid-60's. Just right before he got shot. The photographer Nat Finkelstein must have been like a fly in the wall - and the shots he got are really terrifric. What is unusual is that there are some photos in color - and rarely does one see Warhol in colkor in the 60's. Think about it!
As Lou Reed has wonderfully put it about the other book with Finkelstein's pictures: "Lousy text, great photos". This book also has great photos (of great people) and it's also slightly marred by a lousy text: Finkelstein's own misanthropic, profane scribblings.
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...