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Andy Warhol

Artist, Film Director (6-Aug-1928 — 22-Feb-1987)


Paul Alexander. Death and Disaster: The Rise of the Warhol Empire and the Race for Andy's Millions. New York: Villard. 1994.

Victor Bockris. Warhol: The Biography. Da Capo Press. 2003. 586pp.

Bob Colacello. Holy Terror: Andy Warhol Close Up. New York: Harper Collins. 1990. 514pp.

Rainer Crone. Andy Warhol. New York and Washington: Praeger. 1970. 332pp.

Fred Lawrence Guiles. Loner at the Ball: The Life of Andy Warhol. London: Bantam Press. 1989. 420pp.

Dave Hickey; Steven Bluttal. Andy Warhol. Phaidon Press. 2006. 624pp.

Stephen Koch. Stargazer: Andy Warhol's World and His Films. Scribner. 1985. 155pp.

Kynaston McShine (editor). Andy Warhol: A Retrospective. New York: Bullfinch / Little, Brown. 1989. 480pp. Museum of Modern Art exhibition catalogue.

Richard Polsky. I Bought Andy Warhol. Harry N. Abrams. 2003. Mostly about the art business.

Alan R. Pratt (editor). The Critical Response to Andy Warhol. Greenwood Press. 1997. 306pp.

Ultra Violet. Famous For 15 Minutes: My Years With Andy Warhol. New York: Harcourt Brace & Jovanovich. 1988.

Andy Warhol. Andy Warhol Diaries. Boston, MA: Warner Books. 1989.

Andy Warhol. The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 1975. 241pp.

Steven Watson. Factory Made: Warhol and the Sixties. Pantheon Books. 2003. 490pp.

John Wilcock. The Autobiography & Sex Life of Andy Warhol. New York: Other Scenes, Inc.. 1971. A collection of interviews about Warhol.

Reva Wolf. Andy Warhol, Poetry, and Gossip in the 1960s. University of Chicago Press. 1997. 226pp.

Mary Woronov. Swimming Underground: My Years in the Warhol Factory. Boston, MA: Journey. 1995. 230pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.1171)

  8. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.801)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.738)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1532)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.1092)

  12. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.446)

  13. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1471)

  14. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.585)

  15. Current Biography, 1968 Yearbook (pp.414-17)

  16. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.355)

  17. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.564)

  18. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.530)

  19. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.915-17)

  20. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1095)

  21. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.912-14)

  22. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.770)

  23. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.505)

  24. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.5, pp.80-82)

  25. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.67)

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