Thursday, 18 June 2015

# 271

My first time at the West Coast and Warhol's quote keeps popping up in my head:

"Once you 'got' Pop, you could never see a sign the same way again. And once you thought Pop, you could never see America the same way again." --- Andy Warhol, Popism

Los Angeles, Highfield Ave

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

# 270

Found this in Warhol's diaries. Made me laugh. 

Monday, August 10, 1981

I had to photograph the Halszon and Galanos things for The Los Angeles Times. Jon picked me up and we went to Halston's. Halston had his limo waiting but Liza was late. He was on the phone with Liz Taylor and she called him an asshole so he called her an asshole and he said that her asshole was bigger than his and that I should take pictures to prove it. It was funny hearing them talk like this, that's how they talk to each other. [...]

Sunday, 7 June 2015

# 269

“The girls in California were probably prettier in a standard sense than the New York girls--blonder and in better health, I guess; but I still preferred the way the girls in New York looked--stranger and more neurotic (a girl always looked more beautiful and fragile when she was about to have a nervous breakdown).” --- Andy Warhol, Popism