By Wayne Koestenbaum
a guy who created images of the wealthy and robust, Andy Warhol was once essentially the most incendiary figures in American tradition, a celeb whose famous person shone as brightly as these of the Marilyns and Jackies whose likenesses introduced him renown. pictures of his silvery wig and glasses are as recognized as his renderings of soup cans and Brillo boxes—controversial works that increased trade to excessive paintings. Warhol was once an enigma: a partygoer who lived along with his mom, an inarticulate guy who used to be a superb 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 marvelous examine Warhol’s lifestyles, the writer inspects the roots of Warhol’s aesthetic imaginative and prescient, together with the soreness that informs his greatness, and divulges the hidden sublimity of Warhol’s provocative movies. through many features of the artist’s oeuvre—films, work, books, “Happenings”—Koestenbaum grants a thought-provoking photograph of father art’s maximum icon.
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Andy Warhol: A Biography by Wayne Koestenbaum