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Warhol

Author: David Bourdon
Publisher: New York : Abrams, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With its lively, engrossing text and 325 striking illustrations, this critical biography is the definitive study of the internationally renowned king of Pop art.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Andy Warhol; Andy Warhol
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Bourdon
ISBN: 0810917610 9780810917613
OCLC Number: 19389231
Description: 432 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction: Mirror, mirror, on the Warhol. --
The kid from Pittsburgh. --
Success is a job in New York. --
If the shoe fits. --
Nosing his way into the world of fine art. --
Pow! Superman and Popeye leap into fashion. --
Stir up controversy and heat to simmer. --
Schemes and variations. --
Marilyn: deified and multiplied. --
Black fancies and thoughts of death. --
Sweet dreams of cinematic glory. --
Brazen wallflowers. --
A star-struck wizard in a silver setting. --
Electric nights, acid sights. --
Grand hotel for wayward souls. --
Our lives, flashing in front of us. --
The way-out West. --
Gunshots in the afternoon! --
Flesh plus trash equals cash. --
The long march to new extremes. --
Taking the beautiful people at face value. --
The shadows lengthen. --
Through the reflecting glass elusively. --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: David Bourdon.

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