This breathtaking tome is the definitive collection of Billy Name's black and white photographs from Warhol's Factory. Billy's photographs from this period (1964-68) are one of the most important photographic documents of any single artist in history. Billy lived in a tiny closet at the Factory. He was responsible for the legendary 'silverizing' of the space. When Andy gave Billy a Pentax Honeywell 35 millimeter camera, he took on the role of resident photographer and archivist. This visual essay, produced in collaboration with Billy and with a foreword by John Cale, offers an extensive trip through Warhol's Factory, including visits from Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground, Nico, Edie Sedgwick and Bob Dylan; filming Screen Tests and features such as Chelsea Girls and Vinyl.
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Details: Deluxe, limited edition of 100 copies. Foreword by John Cale. Contributions from several Factory alumnae, including Gerard Malanga, Viva, Allen Midgette, Brigid Berlin and more. Over 400 black and white photographs. Features everyone from this iconic period, including Warhol, Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground, Edie Sedgwick, Nico, Bob Dylan, and many others.
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