Andy Warhol: Behind the Camera

by Stephen Petersen

University Museums of the University of Delaware series

Paperback • 2011 • $24.99
ISBN: 978-0615420424

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This book opens with an essay by Stephen Petersen on Andy Warhol’s ongoing experimentation with instant photography, made possible by development of the popular Polaroid Big Shot camera and other point and shoot cameras in the 1970s. Petersen also discusses over sixty images including Polaroids and black and white prints, with new research identifying their subjects and dates. This is the catalogue to the exhibition of photographs by Andy Warhol gifted to the University of Delaware by the Warhol Legacy Program.

About the Author
Stephen Petersen has written extensively on Photography and on Postwar European Art, whose book, Space Age Aesthetics: Lucio Fontana, Yves Klein, and the European Avant Garde, 1946-1968 appeared in the Refiguring Modernism series of Pennsylvania State University Press (2009).