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Wayne Koestenbaum's Andy Warhol: A Biography PDF

By Wayne Koestenbaum

An intimate depiction of the visionary who revolutionized the paintings international

a guy who created images of the wealthy and robust, Andy Warhol was once probably the most incendiary figures in American tradition, a star whose celebrity shone as brightly as these of the Marilyns and Jackies whose likenesses introduced him renown. pictures of his silvery wig and glasses are as well-known as his renderings of soup cans and Brillo boxes—controversial works that increased trade to excessive paintings. Warhol used to be an enigma: a partygoer who lived along with his mom, an inarticulate guy who used to be an excellent aphorist, an artist whose physique of labor sizzles with sexuality yet who thought of his personal physique to be a resource of shame.

In critic and poet Wayne Koestenbaum’s spectacular examine Warhol’s lifestyles, the writer inspects the roots of Warhol’s aesthetic imaginative and prescient, together with the ache that informs his greatness, and divulges the hidden sublimity of Warhol’s provocative movies. through many elements of the artist’s oeuvre—films, work, books, “Happenings”—Koestenbaum gives you a thought-provoking photo of father art’s maximum icon.

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