31 May 2007
ANDY WARHOL AND GERARD MALANGA
Screen Tests. A Diary. New York: Kulchur Press, 1967. Quarto (258 x 193mm). 54 black and white photographs printed on translucent paper. Original colour photo-illustrated card covers (spine lightly creased and lightly rubbed).
FIRST EDITION. A VERY GOOD COPY OF THIS FRAGILE BOOK. Each of the 54 sitters, including Edie Sedgwick, Lou Reed, Salvador Dali, and Nico, was asked to sit still, in front of the camera for four minutes. The Screen Tests constitute Warhol's best work on film.
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