Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film Poster

Release Date: September 1st, 2006

DVD Release Date: November 21st, 2006

Not Yet Rated|4 hr 0 min

Plot Summary
Rare archival film footage and interviews illustrate filmmaker Ric Burns' tribute to art-world icon Andy Warhol. Much of the material Burns uses was shot by Warhol himself during his heydey in the 1960s and '70s. Interviews include art dealer Irving Blum, Warhol's brother John, Paul Morrissey and art critic Dave Hickey.

Director: Ric Burns

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: WNET Thirteen, Steeplechase Films

Keywords: Brother, Rise, Offbeat, Fascinating, Quest, New York City, 1970s, 1960s

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  • While there is invariably repetition and drag in [the film], it also bursts with compelling detail and extraordinary insight into an enigmatic figure about whom we come away more or less enlightened. show more

  • Consistently compelling and required viewing for anyone remotely interested in pop culture. show more

  • What's so mesmerizing about this film is the sight, in an endless rush of color and images, of so much of his work in one place, including pieces we don't often see. show more

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