The Andy Warhol Diaries

Andy Warhol, Pat Hackett

This overseas literary sensation turns the highlight on the most influential and debatable figures in American tradition. packed with surprising observations concerning the lives, loves, and careers of the wealthy, well-known, and great, Warhol's magazine is ceaselessly enjoyable and fascinating.

Spanning the mid-1970s till quite a few days sooner than his dying in 1987, THE ANDY WARHOL DIARIES is a compendium of the greater than twenty thousand pages of the artist's diary that he dictated day-by-day to Pat Hackett. In it, Warhol provides us the final word behind the scenes cross to essentially every little thing that went on within the world-both low and high. He hangs out with "everybody": Jackie O ("thinks she's so grand she does not even owe it to the general public to have one other nice marriage to an individual big"), Yoko Ono ("We dialed F-U-C-K-Y-O-U and L-O-V-E-Y-O-U to determine what occurred, we had a lot fun"), and "Princess Marina of, i suppose, Greece," in addition to art-world rock stars Jean-Michel Basquiat, Francis Bacon, Salvador Dali, and Keith Haring.

Warhol had whatever to claim approximately all people who crossed his course, no matter if it was once Lou Reed or Liberace, Patti Smith or Diana Ross, Frank Sinatra or Michael Jackson. a real cultural artifact, THE ANDY WARHOL DIARIES quantities to a portrait of an artist-and an era-unlike the other.

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