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Andy Warhol Treasures: The Illustrated Story of Andy Warhol's Life and Work (w/20+ facsimile inserts)

Matt Wrbican; Geralyn Huxley

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ISBN 10: 1847960243 / ISBN 13: 9781847960245
Published by Goodman, London, 2009
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Near Fine. Book is tight, straight with even pages, good tips and clean interior. No writing, bookplate or marks and not BCE, ex-library or remaindered. This beautifully illustrated biography includes over 20 items of facsimile memorabilia inside attached envelopes throughout the book. (Pictured are just a few.) 128 pages and 300 color photographs. Much of the material is previously unpublished and follows the arc of Warhol's rags-to-riches life, from his early years in Depression-era Pittsburgh to his success as an illustrator in New York City in the 1950s, to his transformation into a notorious pop artist, underground filmmaker, author, publisher, collector, recorder, and iconic celebrity. Bookseller Inventory # 5197

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Title: Andy Warhol Treasures: The Illustrated Story...

Publisher: Goodman, London

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987) once said that in the future, everyone would be famous for 15 minutes. But his own fame only continues to grow . . . as does his influence on art and culture. This beautifully illustrated biography, which includes over 20 items of facsimile memorabilia, much of it previously unpublished, follows the arc of his rags-to-riches life, from his early years in Depression-era Pittsburgh to his success as an illustrator in New York City in the 1950s to his transformation into a notorious Pop Artist, underground filmmaker, author, publisher, collector, recorder, and iconic celebrity.

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Matt Wrbican has been assistant archivist of The Andy Warhol Museum since 1991 and has curated more than 20 Warhol exhibitions. He is co-author of One Stop Warhol Shop (website, 1999), Andy Warhol's Time Capsule 21 (2003), Andy Warhol 365 Takes: The Andy Warhol Museum Collection (2004), and Andy Warhol's Time Boxes (2006). His knowledge of Warhol's life and times has assisted numerous other publications. He supervises Warhol's vast personal archives (including the Time Capsules) of more than 250,000 objects held by the Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh.
Geralyn Huxley is Curator of Film and Video at The Andy Warhol Museum. She has curated screenings of film and video by Andy Warhol and others as well as numerous programs of new work by film artists such as George Kuchar and Ken Jacobs. Geralyn oversees the Andy Warhol film collection and copyright at the museum, as well as the maintenance and preservation of the museum's extensive collection of original Warhol videotapes. She is co-author of One Stop Warhol Shop (website, 1999) and Andy Warhol 365 Takes: The Andy Warhol Museum Collection (2004). Previous to working at the Andy Warhol Museum she served for over 15 years as Assistant Curator of Film and Video at the Carnegie Museum of Art.

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