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Andy Warhol Portraits

4.35 of 5 stars 4.35  ·  rating details  ·  51 ratings  ·  7 reviews
This book grew out of an exhibition that was organized by the Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, in 2005. With the show, Shafrazi paid homage to a seminal display of Warhol's portraits that took place at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, in 1979-80. Titled "Andy Warhol: Portraits of the 1970s," the Whitney exhibition presented for the first time a large array of ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published March 7th 2009 by Phaidon Press (first published March 19th 2007)
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Many pages cut out from my library copy cause people just can't help themselves. Still great.
Elaine D
May 17, 2011 Elaine D rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: art lovers, modern artists, contemporary pop art lovers
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Andy Warhol fascinates me. I think that some of his work is so raw and is very controversial but I think a lot can be learned from his photographic style. It's also nice to point out to people that he was more than just screen printing!
Avis Black
Warhol's most iconographic portraits all come from others peoples' photographs. His worst come from his own photos. In other words, he's unremarkable unless he has someone else's art to pilfer.
Gregory Broderick
A well put together look at his work from a man who dominated the gallery scene and launched many of the artists Americans know today
Feb 18, 2011 Diane rated it 3 of 5 stars
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I am fascinated by Mr. Warhol's techniques and this book gives a nice glimpse into them.

A stunning collection of portraits. I'm officially in love.
awesome 70s & 80s-ness!
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