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The Philosophy of Andy Warhol

The cover of The Philosophy of Andy Warhol, 1977 reissue[1]

The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B & Back Again) is a 1975 book by the American artist Andy Warhol (1928-1987). It was first published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

The book is an assemblage of self-consciously ironic "quotable quotes" about love, beauty, fame, work, sex, time, death, economics, success, and art, among other topics, by the "Prince of Pop". It has a prologue and is fifteen chapters and 241 pages in length.

History

Warhol signed two book contracts in 1974 with Harcourt, one for The Philosophy and the second for a biography of Paulette Goddard, which was eventually written.

The Philosophy was ghostwritten by Warhol's frequent collaborator, Pat Hackett, and Interview magazine editor Bob Colacello. Much of the material is drawn from taped interviews Hackett did with Warhol specifically for the book, and also from conversations Warhol had taped between himself and Colacello and Brigid Berlin.

Warhol promoted the book in September 1975 on a nine-city U.S. book tour, followed by stops in Italy, France, and England.

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  1. ^ Lookupbyisbn.com's entry for The Philosophy of Andy Warhol, 1977 reissue
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