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Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol (1990)

A look at the life, work, and impact of Andy Warhol (1928-1987), pop icon and artist, from his childhood in Pittsburgh to his death after a botched surgery. Warhol coined the word "... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Joan Agajanian Quinn ... Herself
Jean Michel Basquiat ... Himself (archive footage)
Irving Blum Irving Blum ... Himself
Stephen Bruce Stephen Bruce ... Himself
Leo Castelli Leo Castelli ... Himself
Bob Colacello Bob Colacello ... Himself
John Coplans John Coplans ... Himself
Candy Darling ... Herself (archive footage)
Ron Feldman Ron Feldman ... Himself
Henry Geldzahler Henry Geldzahler ... Himself
David Hockney ... Himself
Dennis Hopper ... Himself
Victor Hugo Victor Hugo ... Himself
Grace Jones ... Herself
Sally Kirkland ... Herself
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A look at the life, work, and impact of Andy Warhol (1928-1987), pop icon and artist, from his childhood in Pittsburgh to his death after a botched surgery. Warhol coined the word "superstar," became one, and changed the way the culture looks at and understands celebrity. After studying at Carnegie Tech, he goes to New York to be a commercial artist. By 1960, Warhol, Lichtenstein, and Rosenquist are inventing pop art. Warhol starts "The Factory," his workshop where he paints and makes movies. His is a cafe society of late nights and parties. His family, friends, an agent, a curator, gallery owners, actors, the co-founder of "Interview," and others tell stories and assess his art. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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22 February 1991 (USA) See more »

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Superestrella: La vida y la época de Andy Warhol See more »

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Ultra Violet: We wanted attention. Fame was the cosmic glue of The Factory.
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Incomplete, But a Good Start
30 May 2017 | by gavin6942See all my reviews

A look at the life, work, and impact of Andy Warhol (1928-1987), pop icon and artist, from his childhood in Pittsburgh to his death after a botched surgery. Warhol coined the word "superstar," became one, and changed the way the culture looks at and understands celebrity.

Although Warhol is a controversial figure in art history, I have always been drawn to his work and the people around him. As one person says in the film, he really defined the 1960s. I would agree. The art, the films, the personalities. So many people can be tied back to Warhol.

Yet, at under 90 minutes, this film feels incomplete. The inclusion of Dennis Hopper is great, but we could use more than an archive interview from Lou Reed. And where is Joe Dallesandro? It would be nice to see a longer cut of this film, maybe an anniversary edition or something.


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