Andy Warhol, ‘With Richard Lippold’s Installation at Philip Johnson’s Guest House’Regular price £3,700.00
© David McCabe
New Canaan, U.S.A. 1965
Silver gelatin archival print hand signed by the photographer
Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity
'There is Andy in bed. In shades! I knew it. He never takes them off these days, even in bed…The room has a shrinelike quality to it. It isn't exactly cozy, more like the bed a sacrificial virgin sleeps in the night before being ceremonially dispatched on the altar. The bed-spread is black leather, and above the head of the bed is a filigree wire sculpture by Richard Lippold.' David Dalton
'In 1964, David McCabe landed the commission of a lifetime, he just didn’t know it yet. A then-relatively unknown artist and illustrator named Andy Warhol was looking for a photographer he felt comfortable with to follow him for a year. The job fell to 24-year-old McCabe, an ex-arts student and photographer from Leicester, England. McCabe had recently moved to New York City at the encouragement – and funding – of his employer back home. McCabe’s own studio was a short walk from the now-infamous Silver Factory at 231 E 47th Street. Warhol, who had possibly seen the amateur’s images in magazines such as LIFE and Mademoiselle, liked his style – but McCabe was asking: ‘Who is Andy Warhol?’ Ashleigh Kane for Dazed
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