Interview is a magazine founded by artist Andy Warhol and Gerard Malanga in 1969. Dedicated to the cult of celebrity which fascinated Warhol, it featured cutting-edge often homoerotic graphics, and interviews either by Warhol and his friends of celebrities, or by celebrities of each other. These interviews were usually unedited or edited in the eccentric fashion of Warhol's books a and The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again. This article is about the magazine as a published medium. ... Andy Warhol (August 6, 1928 - February 22, 1987) was an American painter, filmmaker, publisher, and a major figure in the pop art movement. ... Gerard Joseph Malanga (born New York, 1943) is a contemporary North American poet, photographer, filmmaker, curator and archivist. ... Homosexuality is a sexual orientation characterized by esthetic attraction, romantic love, or sexual desire exclusively for another of the same sex. ... interview An interview is a conversation between two or more people where questions are asked to obtain information about the interviewee. ...
When Warhol became famous for his club-hopping, copies of Interview were often handed out as gratuities to the in-crowd.
Towards the end of his life, as Warhol withdrew from everyday oversight of his magazine, it became more focused on presenting the point of view of the fashion elite, and conventional editing was introduced into it. A fashion consists of a current (constantly changing) trend, favoured for frivolous rather than practical, logical, or intellectual reasons. ...
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Copies of Interview were often handed out as gratuities to the in-crowd to lure them into contributing to the magazine, as well as to find further advertisers.
Towards the end of his life, as Warhol withdrew from everyday oversight of his magazine, it became more focused on presenting the point of view of the fashion elite (under the reigns of editor Bob Colacello), and conventional editing was introduced into it.
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