POP GOES ART: Andy Warhol & Velvet Underground.
POP GOES ART: Andy Warhol & Velvet Underground.
POP GOES ART: Andy Warhol & Velvet Underground.
POP GOES ART: Andy Warhol & Velvet Underground.

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POP GOES ART: Andy Warhol & Velvet Underground.

Wuppertal, Germany: Institut für Popkultur, 1990. Printed card box (31x23cm.) containing an assemblage of materials, part of a wider series of projects which also included two exhibitions in tribute to the Velvet Underground. Limited to 2000 copies.

Consists of:
i) a 48pp. book profusely illustrated in b/w and colour with photographs of Warhol's Exploding Plastic Inevitable, publications, posters, and a discography, featuring contributions from Uwe Husslein, Gerda Wendermann, and Carsten Brandt (texts in German);

ii) a portfolio of 18 8x11" b/w photos by Lisa Law of Warhol and the Velvets in performance and colour reproductions of posters;

iii) a large sheet reprinting Jonas Mekas's columns in Film Culture;

iv) an 8pp. booklet on the New York '60s underground, including photos of Carolee Schneemann and The Fugs;

v) a large b/w poster;

vi) a mini-CD of German band Rausch playing VU songs;

vii) two silver decorated balloons;

viii) a concertina-style fold-out of 7 postcards commemorating Lou Reed and John Cale's 1990 trip to Germany.

The balloons have hardened and the box's lid shows some scuffing along the edges, o/w a Near Fine copy of this book-in-a-box.

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