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Kevin Farley and Andy, New York, c. 1978

Bob Colacello

Kevin Farley, Andy Warhol, London, c.  1978
Vintage gelatin silver print
8 x 10 inches
© Bob Colacello; Courtesy the artist and Vito Schnabel Gallery

The writer and longtime Vanity Fair contributor collects his photographs from the otherworldly 1970s.

In the early 1970s, before he became a longtime Vanity Fair contributor, Bob Colacello was Andy Warhol’s right-hand man. Colacello was the editor of Interview magazine, which Warhol helped found and funded, but he also was a friend and party companion to the famous artist until his death, in 1987. The photographs that Colacello took during some of those years aren’t just his personal mementos of inaugurations and society weddings—they’re historical documents, a portrait of a moment in American culture when things felt decadent and new.

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