Andy Warhol. Seven Illustrated Books. 1952–1959.
Andy’s Magnificent Seven: a unique reissue of Warhol’s classic 1950s illustrated books.
Andy Warhol’s 1950s hand-drawn books, created during his pre-fame years, are much-coveted jewels in the Pop art master’s crown. This XL volume contains meticulous reprints of all seven books. Completed with introductions contextualizing his life alongside his unique creations, this edition offers an unparalleled glimpse of Warhol’s budding genius.
Nina Schleif is a German art historian, Americanist, and curator. In 2013, she initiated and curated the first exhibition anywhere on Andy Warhol’s oeuvre in books at Museum Brandhorst in Munich. She also edited and coauthored the exhibition catalog Reading Andy Warhol. Backed by a recent Smithsonian fellowship, she has written a monograph on Warhol’s 1950s drawings that will be published in 2017.
Reuel Golden is the former editor of the British Journal of Photography and the Photography editor at TASCHEN. His TASCHEN titles include: Mick Rock: The Rise of David Bowie, both London and New York Portrait of a City books, The Rolling Stones, Her Majesty, Football in the 1970s, the National Geographic editions, the David Bailey SUMO and Andy Warhol. Polaroids.