In the early s, Warhol became the most famous pioneer of "pop art," which used comic books, advertisements, and consumer goods as subject matter. Warhol's colorful paintings of Campbell's soup can labels, boxes of Brillo pads, and celebrity icons such as Marilyn Monroe, became among the most recognizable examples of pop art. Warhol was also a filmmaker as well as a painter and graphic artist; his more memorable films include Trash and Frankenstein His studio, called "The Factory," became infamous as a locale for eccentrics and eccentric behavior, much of it associated with the New York drug scene.
It was Warhol who predicted that, "in the future, everyone will be famous for 15 minutes. Andy Warhol.
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He was one of the first, indeed the only gallery to exhibit Pop Art in both its home-grown and imported American varieties in London at that time. In doing so the gallery and his Mayfair flat became London and Europe's unrivalled, hip art emporium and the foci of a "jet-set" salon of pop stars, artists, writers and other celebrities which included The Beatles Paul McCartney has described him as "one of the most influential people of the London Sixties scene" , The Rolling Stones, Francis Bacon, Peter Blake, Richard Hamilton, William Burroughs, J.
A master at assembling exhibitions and with impeccable taste, Fraser was however notoriously irresponsible on the business side, often neglecting or unable to pay the artists he represented. Following a six month imprisonment with hard labour for possession of narcotics in a drugs raid at Keith Richards' home and increasing substance abuse, the gallery finally folded in mid Fraser left the UK and spent the early part of the s in India, returning to London several years later and making regular visits to New York whilst working as a private art dealer.
Publisher's red-orange cloth and yellow boards, lettered in black and white; in the original black dust jacket designed by Herb Lubalin, with a photograph of the author by Philippe Halsman to the front panel, lettered in white and yellow. Book fine; unclipped dust jacket with a hint of wear to the spine ends, else fine. A bright copy, with excellent provenance.
Warhol inscribed this copy of The Philosophy of Andy Warhol to his literary agent Roz Cole, who helped inspire the writing of this text. He told her that [Bob Colacello] was writing his biography, referring to [his] Warhol films bookRoz was very quick on her feet: 'Well, why don't you write your philosophy. I mean, if anyone has a philosophy, it's got to be you.
Just make it up. Although it was professionally published, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol is only marginally more serious than his art books; the text is abstract, more a collection of scattered reflections and thoughts than a cohesive narrative. It covers a variety of subjects, including Warhol's thoughts on his childhood, his life as a celebrity, art, New York, life, and love. The Philosophy of Andy Warhol was largely ghostwritten by Warhol's secretary Pat Hackett, to whom the book is dedicated; in his subsequent commercial publications, Warhol included Hackett as a co-author..
Inscribed by Author. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine first edition as stated on copyright page. Very light edgewear. In near fine dust jacket with light soiling on inner edges and chipping on outer edges; price-clipped.
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Inscribed with a drawing of his Campbell's "Soup Can," his most iconic pop art work. Housed in custom-made slip case. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Second Printing. Very Good. First edition, second printing lacking the "first edition" statement but bearing the number line B C D E. Inscribed to Dorothy [Blau], with a heart, and signed in full by Andy Warhol initials were much more common in black permanent marker on half title page. She helped propel Warhol to prominence in the international art world, also championing the work of Keith Haring and Christo and Jean Claude, among others.
Warhol acknowledged his debt to her, taking her portrait twice, something he did for no one else. Near Fine with sunning and light wear to edges. In a Near Fine dust jacket with light wear. An excellent association between the most famous Pop artist of all time and the dealer sometimes referred to as "The Godmother of Pop.
Mild foxing to the top edge of the pageblock, with slight shelfwear to the edges of the dustjacket, which is otherwise bright and not priceclipped and now encased in a Mylar protective sleeve. A stated first edition, followed by the letters "B C D E" indicating that it is a first impression of the first edition. This is a bright, clean, and sharp copy of a major literary and artistic work by arguably the most influential artist of the twentieth century.. Inscribed by the Artist. First Edition. Published in New York by Harcourt in Hardback with DJ. Book fine.
The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again
DJ fine. Book comes in specially made cloth slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item.. Signed by Author s. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author, "To Philip with love Andy Warhol. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light wear. In The Philosophy of Andy Warhol-which, with the subtitle " From A to B and Back Again ," is less a memoir than a collection of riffs and reflections-he talks about love, sex, food, beauty, fame, work, money, and success; about New York, America, and his childhood in McKeesport, Pennsylvania; about his good times and bad in New York, the explosion of his career in the sixties, and his life among celebrities.
Warhol's usual amazing candor. A constant entertainment and enlightenment" Truman Capote. Seller: Raptis Rare Books Published: New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich,, Original orange cloth-backed yellow paper boards, titles to spine in white and black, the artist's initials in black to lower corner of upper board, black endpapers. With the dust jacket.
Top edge of rear board a little soiled, light wear to bottom corners. A near-fine copy in the near-fine dust jacket, small nick to spine head, minor rubbing to top corners.
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First edition, first printing, signed on the half-title by Andy Warhol. Seller: Peter Harrington Published: Original pale green cloth, spine lettered in black. Bookplate to front pastedown. Jacket with very minor creasing at extremities and light sunning to spine panel. A near-fine copy. First UK edition, first impression, boldly signed by Warhol on the half-title. Warhol's loosely written autobiography was first published in New York by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich the same year.
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Octavo, original cloth, original dust jacket. A fine copy.
The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again)
Cloth and boards. Edges a bit dust darkened, but a very good copy in shelfworn dust jacket with creased tear at corner of front panel. In addition to being signed with initials on the half-title as is common , this copy bears Warhol's inscription: "To Both signatures are in his magic marker style offsetting to the next page. Those books were "signed" in his factory by an employee. Warhol never touched that book! Opened only to Sign. Normal for a book this age.
Not signed on a tipped-in page as many copies are. This is a stated first edition and is identified as a first printing by string of letters BCDE. Between and , Harcourt Brace and Jovanovich did not use the letter A at the beginning of the string to identify first printings, instead starting with B.
Boards are straight and tight. Like new first state dust jacket.
Pages are clean, clear, white and un-creased. No other names, writings, underlining, highlighting, tears, bookplates, inscriptions, marks, etc.