Dial M for Matt!

It doesn’t hurt to go off topic, once in a while. A book I am really looking forward to is A is for Archive, Warhol’s World from A to Z by my friend Matt Wrbican, former chief archivist of The Warhol Museum. It will be […]

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A nice Kiss from Kim Gordon

The Andy Warhol Museum has just released a double vinyl album Sound for Andy Warhol’s Kiss, a score written and performed by Kim Gordon, Bill Nace, Steve Gunn and John Truscinski. The music  was recorded live in The Warhol theater on August 1 and 2, 2018. The package […]

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Porgy and Bess: proof it’s a Warhol

Three albums in the RCA Victor Bluebird Classics series have been a topic of discussion among Warhol cover collectors for a long time. Especially the illustration of a village scene and playing children on Porgy And Bess had its doubters and non-believers. The discussion can now come […]

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Four pencil drawings of Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin looks very regal on Warhol’s cover portrait for her album Aretha. A true Queen of Soul. I have never seen the original source picture that Warhol used for the portrait. It is probably a promotional picture delivered for this purpose by Arista records. Unlike […]

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Andy Adman: When You Got It, Flaunt It

Is there anything Andy Warhol did not do? In the Eighties he could be booked as a model, at the agencies Zoli and Ford Models. With the exhibition Adman: Warhol Before Pop coming to The Warhol in Pittsburgh next month, I thought it would be […]

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Glorious longbox suits Aretha well

When we talk about record cover art, of course in 99,99 % of the cases the very frameable 12″ LP format is meant. But once in a while also other formats deserve our attention. In Warhol’s long career as cover artist, starting as early as […]

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‘Adman’ exhibition at The Warhol

The must-see exhibition Adman: Warhol Before Pop lands in Pittsburgh’s Andy Warhol Museum on April 27th. This show was created in Australia in the Spring of 2017, by the Art Gallery of New South Wales in partnership with The Warhol. My hope is that it will […]

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More Jan August records

Some more records by piano player Jan August have turned up, that have the same picture on the cover that was the source of Warhol’s drawing for the Progressive Piano cover. They are all on the Mercury label, but were issued in three different continents. […]

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