Gelatin silver print, 2013. SIGNED by Billy Name alongside his stamp on the verso. Card stock. 15x8 inches (38.1x25.4cm.). Fine. Taken with the Pentax Honeywell 35mm. camera given to him by Warhol, Billy Name's photograph portrays Andy seated in the Factory flanked by his Harmon Kardon hi-fi speakers, with a single lightbulb above bouncing the light from the newly silver foil covered-walls. He appears relaxed, with the recently completed Brillo box sculptures laid out on the floor in front of him, ready for his forthcoming exhibition at the Stable Gallery. Billy Linich (known as Billy Name..... More about Andy Warhol at the Silver Factory, c. Spring 1964
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NY: Serenus Records, 1964. Mono LP record (RR4M 0723). Album design by Irwin Rosenhouse. Cover photography by Andy Warhol featuring a collage of photobooth images from different angles of Wallowitch dressed in suit and tie, partially revealing his face and chest. Wallowitch, better known as one half of the New York cabaret performing duo Wallowitch and Ross, plays idiosyncratic piano versions of standard show tunes on this, his first release. His brother, photographer Ed Wallowitch, was an early assistant to Warhol at the Factory. Near Mint in sleeve. More about This Is John Wallowitch!!!
NY: Serenus Records, 1964. LP record. Stereo version (SLPS 2005). Probably a slightly later pressing than the mono one, with a different matrix/runout number and the word 'Stereo' stamped to the top right corner of the back cover. Near Mint in slightly rubbed and lightly edge-worn sleeve, with faint sticker 'ghost' mark to front top left corner. More about This Is John Wallowitch!!!
8vo. Wrps., 64pp.-120pp. Ed. David Antin and Jerome Rothenberg. A complete set of this important avant-garde little magazine, featuring Andy Warhol's cover art for the third issue (Winter 1966), a sheet of 12 real glue-backed stamps printing the pro-Vietnam war slogan 'BOMB HANOI!' as a series of lapel buttons or wall stickers. This was his response to David Antin's request that he should take one of the American warmongers' "idiot slogans and fuck it up any way he likes for our cover". Antin later recalled that when he gave Allen Ginsberg his copy "Allen's jaw dropped and he said 'What's..... More about SOME/THING #1-4/5 (NY: Hawk's Well Press, Spring 1965-Summer 1968) - all published
Contains "Sleep, Eat, Haircut, and Kiss: A Look at the Warhol Films" (2pp., photo), by Richard Whitehall + ad. for a screening of 'My Hustler' and two other "serious examinations of Gay Life" at the Cinematheque-16 on Sunset. Also: half-page ad. for 'Monster Halloween Freak-Off' (The Seeds, The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band) at the Great Western Exhibit Center, with "$100 cash to the 2 Wiggiest Masked Freakers"; review of the Mothers of Invention at the Shrine Exposition Hall; half-page ad. for Vito's 'Freak Out Freak In' at the Hullabaloo ("genitals must be covered"); more... More about LOS ANGELES FREE PRESS #118 (October 21, 1966
Contains "Andy Warhol: My True Story" by Gretchen Berg (2pp.), regarded as one of the most important interviews Warhol gave in the 60s. It contains many of his famous quotes, including "If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface: of my paintings and films and me, and there I am. There’s nothing behind it." Berg, who had been introduced to Warhol by Sheldon Renan, conducted the interviews over a 3-4 week period during the summer of 1966. She recorded the face-to-face interviews partly on a reel-to-reel Norelco tape recorder, and partly from..... More about THE EAST VILLAGE OTHER Vol. 1, #23 (NY: November 1, 1966
Contains a comment piece on 'Chelsea Girls' by 'Preston' - " 'Chelsea Girls' was for me a vision of hell... an image of the total degeneration of American society." The author continues with a description of his encounter afterwards with Jack Smith in a 42nd Street coffee joint, who is quoted at some length - "His main contribution lies in the truth of his soundtrack which underlines the phoney nature of the commercial movie. But there's still nothing underneath. And yet, in the long run he may be doing something good for the medium." Also: Ishmael Reed; Paul..... More about THE EAST VILLAGE OTHER Vol. 1, #24 (NY: November 15, 1966
NY: Roaring Fork Press, December 1966. A multimedia, interdisciplinary magazine designed by Andy Warhol and David Dalton. The contents are loosely contained in a card box with a hinged lid, intended to resemble a 'Fab' detergent packet. All eleven sections are present, as issued: a) Underground Movie flip book (includes excerpts from Jack Smith's "Buzzards Over Bagdad" and Andy Warhol's "Kiss"); b) Ten Trip Ticket Book (excerpts from the Berkeley Conference on LSD, with contributions from Timothy Leary, Richard Alpert, USCO, etc.); c) Pop Art - 12 Paintings - Op Art (annotated..... More about ASPEN No. 3 - Fab issue
NY: Kulchur Press, c. February 1967. First edition. Sm. 4to. Wrps. Unpaginated (216pp.). A collaborative work by Andy Warhol and Gerard Malanga consisting of a collection of stills from film portraits, or 'screen tests', each with a poem on the facing page by Malanga. The 54 stills (17 women, 37 men), printed on semi-transparent vellum-type paper, picture a variety of actors, poets, painters, socialites, models, filmmakers, and musicians, among them Jane Holzer, Nico, Ondine, Mary Woronov, Edie Sedgwick, Lou Reed, Paul Morrissey, Jonas Mekas, Salvador Dali, International Velvet, John Wieners, Barbara Rubin, Marie Menken, Ted Berrigan..... More about Screen Tests/A Diary
4to. Special Andy Warhol issue, guest edited by Gerard Malanga, with mis-en-page by George Maciunas. Photo-illustrated throughout (including several photobooth images): Ondine, Ronald Tavel, Edie Sedgwick, Piero Heliczer, Andy Warhol, Jane Holzer, Marie Menken, International Velvet, Brigid Berlin, Gerard Malanga, Mary Woronov et al; together with interviews with Jack Smith, Mario Montez and the Kuchar brothers, and texts by Ondine, Gregg Barrios, Jackson Mac Low, John Wieners and Toby Mussman. Glue binding slightly loose, with pages beginning to detach, as is frequently the case with this issue; spine panel slightly rubbed; o/w Very Good. More about FILM CULTURE #45 (NY: Summer 1967
NY: Random House, c. December 1967. First edition. 4to. Unpaginated (72pp. + 2 fold-out to double page). Quarter cloth and paper covered boards with 'Brillo' plastic laminated Rowlux lenticular front cover designed by Andy Warhol. This predominantly visual, multi-media book, nominally written by Warhol though with Stephen Shore, Paul Morrissey, Nico and Ondine credited for their "assistance", includes an interview with Ingrid Superstar about the Velvet Underground, with comments on several of their 1966 performances. Photographs by Nat Finkelstein, Billy Name, and others. Complete with all inserts, as follows: a) pop-up castle;... More about ANDY WARHOL'S INDEX (BOOK
Eugene, OR: Toad Press, 1968. First edition. 4to. Wrps., 218pp. Illustrated with photographic plates, including four 'Fashions' on coloured backgrounds by John Palmer, and one of Nico by Gerard Malanga. Other photographs by Billy Name, including one of Harry Fainlight in the Factory latrine. An important anthology, edited by Andy Warhol and Gerard Malanga and dedicated to Susan Pile, who arrived at the Factory in late 1966 and helped type up the manuscripts for this publication. One of them, Lou Reed's poem 'The People Have To Die For Their Music', she later described as "a good example of..... More about IN/TRANSIT: The Andy Warhol-Gerard Malanga Monster Issue
NY: The Olympia Press, Inc., August 1968. First trade edition (preceded by the author's self-published 21pp. mimeographed edition, c. October 1967). Preface by the publisher, Maurice Girodias (20pp.), with a commentary by Paul Krassner, "Wonder Waif Meets Super Neuter" (21pp.). 16mo. Wrps., 105pp. + ads. Cover photograph of the author by Fred McDarrah (the same image had previously appeared on the front cover of The Village Voice, June 7, 1968). The S.C.U.M. Manifesto (an acronym for the Society for Cutting Up Men) was written between 1965 and 1967, but little known until Solanas's attempted assassination of Andy Warhol..... More about S.C.U.M. Manifesto
NY: self-published, May 1977. Pamphlet, tabloid newspaper format, 7pp., folded for mailing. SIGNED and inscribed on the front cover: "To Moonyean Love Valerie Solanas". Solanas has written the recipient's name and address in blue ink on the back cover, which is postmarked June 2, 1977, almost exactly nine years to the day after she shot Andy Warhol. The recipient, Moonyean Grosch, owned Womansplace, a bookstore catering to the feminist and LGBT communities in Phoenix, Arizona. A hand addressed postcard from Solanas to Grosch is laid in (postmarked July 1, 1977), together with a typed correction slip..... More about SCUM Manifesto, subtitled "This is the CORRECT Valerie Solanas edition"
NY: Boss Books, 1968. First edition. 8vo. Wrps., 251pp. SIGNED by Taylor Mead on the front free endpaper. The third and final volume in Mead's "Anonymous Diary" series (1962-68), portions of which had earlier appeared in Fuck You, A Magazine of the Arts and Boss. Cover photograph by John Chamberlain (Mead starred in both of Chamberlain's movies, 'Wide Point' , and 'The Secret Life of Hernando Cortez' , the latter along with Ultra Violet). In a letter from New York sent by Piero Heliczer to Jeff Keen in 1962, previously sold by this cataloguer..... More about On Amphetamine and in Europe: Excerpts from the Anonymous Diary of a New York Youth, Volume 3
Includes "What's a Warhol?", a 7pp. profile of Warhol by former Big Table editor, Paul Carroll, illustrated with 7 self-portraits by Warhol. Also: Playboy panel on student revolt; campus fashion; Ron Cobb. Small chips at head and tail of spine, o/w Very Good. More about PLAYBOY Vol. 16, #9 (Chicago: September 1969
New York Graphic Society Ltd., n.d. (1970). First edition. 4to. Wrps., 160pp. 18 colour plates and 100 b/w illustrations. Published in conjunction with the travelling retrospective exhibition held at the Pasadena Art Museum and elsewhere. Includes contributions from Jonas Mekas and Calvin Tomkins, plus filmography + bibliography. Very Good plus. More about Andy Warhol
NY: Praeger Publishers, Inc., 1970. First edition. 4to. Orange cloth titled in black. 332pp. The first major monograph on Warhol, who helped work on its preparation with the author. Encompasses the full range of the artist's work to date, profusely illustrated throughout in b/w, with some colour, featuring full-page photographs, film stills (many of them rarely seen elsewhere) and reproductions of artworks. Includes a catalogue raisonné, filmography, exhibition history, biographical notes and a detailed bibliography. Newsprint-type paper slightly tanned, as usual; two small corner bumps to upper board, o/w Very Good plus in Very Good dw..... More about Andy Warhol
Tabloid newspaper format, folded, as issued. Includes "Joe Dallesandro: A Natural Man" (4pp., illus. + front cover) by Dotson Rader, plus "A Conversation with Paul Morrissey" (4pp., illus.) by John Lombardi. Also: Robert Greenfield - "The Rolling Stones on Tour"; Owsley; the Fillmore West. Slight age-toning, o/w Very Good plus. More about ROLLING STONE #80 (April 15, 1971 - UK issue
Features a 9pp. photo-illustrated article by Peter Gidal on Andy Warhol's later film work, c. 1967-68, with particular attention paid to 'Lonesome Cowboys', plus a filmography + full-page illustrated ad. for 'Flesh' showing at the Chelsea Essoldo. Also: 'Zachariah' (4pp., incl. photos of Country Joe with Barry Melton, and Doug Kershaw); more. Very Good plus. More about FILMS & FILMING #200 (London: May 1971
NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1975. First edition. 8vo. Qtr. cloth. 242pp. SIGNED in full by Warhol on the half-title page ("to Ramona"), with the addition of a magic marker line drawing of a Campbell's soup can and the words "Campbells Soup". A bright, Near Fine copy in dw. (short diagonal crease to upper right corner of upper panel). Warhol promoted the book in September 1975 on a nine-city American book tour, followed by visits to Italy, France and England. Much of the material, a collection of riffs on "work, success, fame, love, beauty", was..... More about The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again
London: Cassell/Dempsey, 1975. First UK edition. 8vo. Dw. design by Julian Rothenstein, with cover photograph by David Bailey. SIGNED in full by Warhol on the half-title page ("to Jennifer"), with the addition of a full-page magic marker line drawing of a Campbell's soup can and the words "Campbells Tomato Soup", dated "London 1975". Fine in dw. (spine panel very slightly faded). Warhol signed copies of the British edition at Foyles Bookshop on Charing Cross Road in London in November 1975, an occasion documented by Marc Camille Chaimowicz, whose photographs of the signing were recently..... More about The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again
NY: Knopf, 1975. First edition. Sq. 8vo. Qtr. cloth. Top edges in pink. 340pp. A video novel telling the semi-autobiographical story of a fictional couple, Augustine and Frederick Marat, whose unorthodox parenting takes them from New York to Paris, Casablanca and California. Based on filmed records created by Viva's husband, Michael Auder, documenting their daughter's birth and early development, and interspersed with stills from their life. Near Fine in dw. More about The Baby. A Video Novel
Contains a wide-ranging 8pp. front cover feature/interview with Andy Warhol by Glenn O'Brien. Also: article on WET, the magazine of gourmet bathing; the early history of Coca-Cola; Burroughs' 'Junky' reviewed; more. Together with: a High Times Christmas card featuring a colour photograph of Andy Warhol dressed in a Santa outfit along with Truman Capote, both holding large lollipops. The photo shoot took place on September 26, 1978, and was described by Warhol in his diary entry for that day: "[Toni Brown, from High Times] had a Santa costume for me and a little girl..... More about HIGH TIMES #24 (Farmingdale, NY: August 1977
Ed. Tom Weigel. 4to. 70 loose sheets, printed rectos only, stapled, with transparent orange acetate cover. Special tribute issue to Jackie Curtis, with front cover image from 'The Flower Drum Song' (1979). Includes an excerpt from her last play, 'Champagne', in which she played Piper Heidsig, a movie star making her Broadway debut. Contributors include Angela Dryden; Greg Masters; Rose Lesniak; Ira Cohen; Belinda Subraman; Jacqui Disler; Charles Henri Ford; Lita Hornick; Sandy Berrigan; Ethie Stearns; Abbe Michaels; Anne Waldman; Monica Weigel; and Mikki Maher/Tom Weigel. Together with: TANGERINE #5: in memoriam Ted Berrigan 1934-1983, and..... More about TANGERINE #81/2 (NY: Andrea Doria Books, July 1985
Folio, staple-bound. 32pp., 34 duotone illustrations. The first issue of Helmut Newton's short-lived magazine (only four were published), this copy still sealed in the publisher's original plastic bag. The front cover photograph portrays Andy Warhol in a leather trench coat reclining against a large cushion and appearing to be asleep (Warhol was a night creature with a preference for sleeping during daylight hours, so it seems possible that when Newton photographed him in his apartment in Paris in 1974 he actually was asleep). Near Fine. More about HELMUT NEWTON'S ILLUSTRATED, Volume 1, #1: Sex and Power (NY: Xavier Moreau Inc., 1987
NY: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1994. First edition. Oblong 4to. Wrps., 42pp. Illustrated throughout. Front cover photographs by Billy Name show Gerard Malanga (seated on the couch), Ray Johnson and Andy Warhol filming Jill Johnston at the Factory in 1964. Published to accompany an exhibition held in March and April 1994, it features Angell's scholarly essays on 15 of Warhol's films, all of which were screened during the exhibition, from 'Sleep' (1963), through 'Poor Little Rich Girl' (1965) and 'The Velvet Underground and Nico' (1966), to 'Bike Boy' (1967-68) and 'Blue Movie' (1968). Includes a selected bibliography..... More about The Films of Andy Warhol: Part II
Honolulu, Hawaii: Hardy Marks Publications, 1997. First edition. 8vo. Soft pink leatherette covers lettered in gold with diary-type metal latch and two keys attached with pink string. 128pp. Illustrated with photographs, drawings and letters. Foreword by Mary Harron. As new (still sealed). More about My Face For The World To See: The Diaries, Letters, and Drawings of Candy Darling, Andy Warhol...
NY: Pantheon Books, 2003. First edition. Hardbound in silver boards. 494pp. Illustrated throughout. An excellent history of Warhol's Silver Factory, based on the author's numerous interviews with many of those involved, tracing the interconnected lives of the circle of artists, musicians and superstars who passed through. Fine in dw. More about Factory Made: Warhol and the Sixties