Billy Name The Silver Age: Black & White Photographs From Andy Warhol's Factory
Billy Name invented the term, 'Factory Foto.' He was the first and he was the last Factory photographer. Period." - Gerard Malanga 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 35mm 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 like Chelsea Girls and Vinyl. This volume is not-to-be-missed."
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- Format: Hardcover
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- Language: English
- Publisher: Reel Art Pr
- ISBN-13: 9781909526174
- ISBN: 1909526177
- Publication Year: 2014