Andy Warhol signed this 1986 Art & Text magazine in black felt pen signature. This magazine grades a “10.” Andy created the cover of of this pop art magazine. Andy Warhol depicts Sid Vicious in an incredible Warhol creation. Andy Warhol graciously signed this for our consignor at Fiorucci in New York. She bought the magazine at the Fiorucci store and the original receipt is included. To make this autograph even rarer than it already is, the date this was signed makes it that much more valuable. This was signed on 10-07-1986 and Andy died shortly after on February 22, 1987- four months later.
Paul Taylor also included in the book, essays by Dan Graham on the Punk culture. The full text of a famous essay by Dick Hebdige, “In Poor Taste,” and two essays by Americans David Dietcher and Mary Anne Staniszewski written after Andy Warhol’s death are also reviewed in the magazine. Paul Taylor, an art critic in New York is the founding editor and publisher of Art & Text magazine. He has curated several exhibitions on Pop Art and is editor of Impresario. Malcolm McLaren (Punk Founder) is also featured in the magazine.
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