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Popular Image Exhibition (1963)
Design [Record Cover] – Andy Warhol
Recorded By, Edited By, Interviewer, Liner Notes – Billy Klüver
"During March 1963 I produced an hour-long record of interviews with eleven artists in the 'Popular Image Exhibition' at the Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Washington, D.C., organized by Alice Denney, April 18 - June 2, 1963.
This was the fourth exhibition of 'pop artists' held in the six months since 'Art 1963: A New Vocabulary' opening October 25, 1962, in Philadelphia, followed by shows at Sidney Janis Gallery in New York and Dwan Gallery in Los Angeles.
I used an old reel-to-reel tape recorder to record long conversations with the artists in their natural environments. Henry Geldzahler helped out at a party. The interviews were extensively edited to fit the record format and to bring out what I though was most interesting.
Andy Warhol silk-screened the record covers, shown on the opposite page.
A cassette version of the record is available from Experiments in Art and Techonology, New York City."
Originally released on LP in 1963. This is a cassette of the vinyl record and is accompanied by a spiral bound 46-page booklet with transcripts of the interviews. The booklet cover is approximately 4.5" wide and roughly 5.5" tall.
THE LP WAS MAILED IN AN ALL-OVER ENVELOPE COVER ,DESIGN BY JIM DINE,WHO ALSO MADE THE SAME DESIGN FOR THE CATALOG,AT LEAST IN MY COPY.THE SPECIAL EDITION BY WARHOL WAS THE FAMOUS $1.59 GIANT SIZE
ESPECIALLY PRINTED IN 75 SIGNED AND NUMBERED ,IN VARIOUS COLOURS AND CONTAINED THE SAME RECORD.
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