Andy Warhol "Giant" Size Phaidon Book

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Andy Warhol "Giant" Size is the definitive document of this remarkable creative force and a telling look at late twentieth-century pop culture. A must-have for Warhol fans and pop culture enthusiasts, this in-depth and comprehensive overview of Warhol's extraordinary career is packed with more than 2,000 illustrations culled from rarely seen archival material, documentary photography and artwork.

Dave Hickey's compelling essay on Warhol's geek-to-guru evolution combines with chapter openers by Warhol friends and insiders to give special insight into the way the enigmatic artist led his life and made his art. It also provides a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the New York art world of the 1950s to the 1980s.

From the publisher of The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné, Volumes 1 - 5.

The author

Dave Hickey is a distinguished American art and cultural critic. He was Professor of English at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, and Distinguished Professor of Criticism for the MFA Program in the Department of Art & Art History at the University of New Mexico. He has written widely, including for Rolling StoneArt NewsArt in AmericaArtforumInterviewHarper's MagazineVanity FairNestNew York Times and Los Angeles Times.

Hardcover, 9 5/8 x 7 3/8 in., 624 pages, 1,400 illustrations

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