Wednesday, 10 August, 2022

Category: andy warhol


Of the people who went in and out of the doors of The Factory she stands out perhaps most of all. Why? Because she is the woman who shot Andy Warhol. Which bring me neatly to how I heard of Read more…


The film by Julian Schnabel delivered the tragic yet charming story of Basquiat to me before I found it, which I eventually would have through my exploration of Warhol and the world of The Factory. His art is unlike anything Read more…


When I first saw the works of Andy Warhol i have to admit to being totally non-plussed. It was at a Pop Art exhibition at the Tate Gallery and lined up next to the other people there for me he Read more…


I think, as with a lot of things, the Young British Artists, as they were known, are easy to look at and assess from a perspective that is not barraged by so much hype. I think at the time so Read more…


On a recent flight I got to watch Factory Girl where Sienna Miller plays Edie. I have read interviews with David J of Bauhaus and with the authors of Girl On Fire a book about Edie. She had been on Read more…


I don’t know — I liked the film of Basketball Diaries but for some reason I do not associate the figure that comes across in those two great books with the impetuous, somewhat whiny, character that Di Caprio comes across Read more…