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by G.C.

London-based company MPC to help MoMA and The Warhol museum
to digitize previously unseen Warhol films

Paraphenalia by Andy Warhol

Paraphernalia by Andy Warhol

London-based company MPC is being utilized by MoMA and The Warhol museum to digitize what is being described on the BBC website as "hundreds of unseen Andy Warhol films." The BBC site also has the above picture from Paraphernalia which will be shown in October as part of the museum's 20th anniversary celebrations. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "Some of the fruits of this project will be shown later this year when fifteen Warhol films that have never been seen by the public will premiere Oct. 17 at Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland. The event, “Exposed: Songs for Unseen Warhol Films,” will feature live musical performances by Tom Verlaine, Martin Rev, Dean Wareham, Eleanor Friedberger and Bradford Cox."

Details at: and

New trailers for latest edition of Mary Woronov's Swimming Underground

mary woronov - swimming underground trailer

Two new trailers for the latest edition of Mary Woronov's Swimming Underground - her account of her time at Andy Warhol's Factory - has been posted to You Tube. The two trailers are at: and

Fourth volume of the Warhol catalogue raisonne due in September 2014

Andy Warhol catalogue raisonne

The fourth volume of the Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonne covering paintings and sculpture from late 1974-1976 will be published in September 2014. I can't rate the previous volumes of the Warhol cat. rais. high enough. Cataloging Warhol's prodigious output in a clear and concise manner is a major achievement. Given that both Sally King-Nero and Neil Printz have edited the fourth volume, it is bound to be as exciting and informative as the previous volumes they worked on. If you want to know Andy Warhol, read the catalogue raisonné. In the process of cataloguing his work, the authors have also created one of the most dependable and well-researched biographies of the artist. Highly recommended. (Amazon is offering a 32% discount on pre-orders of the fourth volume here.)

Andy Warhol: The Complete Commissioned Magazine Work
to be published in October 2014

Andy Warhol The Complete Commissioned Magazine Work front cover

Andy Warhol: The Complete Commissioned Magazine Work will be published in October 2014. The author, Paul Marechal, has previously written Andy Warhol: The Complete Commissioned Posters 1964-1987 and the catalogue raisonné of album covers, Andy Warhol: The Record Covers 1949-1987.

Ray Johnson exhibition at MoMA

An exhibition of Ray Johnson's design work is being held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York from 2 July to 29 September 2014. The exhibition, organized by David Senior, "focuses on Johnson's early printed materials, especially his promotional flyers for his work as graphic designer and illustrator."

MoMA has placed a considerable selection of information and work from the exhibition in one of its interactive online spaces at:

Images from Ray Johnson design exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York
Ray Johnson design images from
the exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art

Viva exhibition in New York

Thousand Islands Arts Center

The Thousand Islands Arts Center in Clayton, New York

The Thousand Islands Arts Center in Clayton, New York will be hosting an exhibition of paintings by Warhol star Viva (Hoffman) this summer. "Viva, Viva! Landscapes Seascapes, East to West." will run at the gallery from 31 July to 29 August 2014. Viva will be at the opening. Details at:


R.I.P. Ultra Violet

Film-Makers' Cinematheque

Holly Woodlawn auction

Gerard Malanga in Glasgow

The Brig

Jane Holzer

Holly Woodlawn interview

Bike Boy and My Hustler

The Andy Warhol Museum in Slovakia

Opening Party for the Piero Heliczer show

Gregory Battcock

Reading Warhol

Expanded Cinema Mach II

R.I.P. Rene Ricard

Paul Warhola

Whatever Happened to Naomi Levine?

William Burroughs' Son

Film Catalogue Raisonné Vol. 2


Joe Dallesandro and Holly Woodlawn

Lou Reed Remembered

Billie Ray Martin interviews Billy Name

Expanded Cinema

The Velvet Underground

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