The photograph depicts Lou Reed holding Andy Warhol's two dachshunds, Archie and Amos. Lou Reed was the lead guitarist, singer, and songwriter of New York rock band The Velvet Underground. In 1965, Andy Warhol became the manager of The Velvet Underground. They were also the house band at The Factory and during the Exploding Plastic Inevitable events. Warhol is responsible for suggesting the collaboration between The Velvet Underground and the German chanteuse Nico. Warhol designed the now famous cover for The Velvet Underground and Nico, the band's debut album, consisting of a banana with a sticker that reads, "Peel slowly and see." Image rights: The purchaser is acquiring ownership rights only of the physical work of art described herein, and that this transfer of ownership of the physical work of art does not convey to the purchaser any copyright or reproduction rights except (a) the right to display the physical work of art and (b) reproduce the work only in an exhibition catalog relating to exhibit of the work, and in no other medium. Any other use of the work of art is absolutely prohibited without prior written consent of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, which may be withheld in its absolute discretion.
About The Artist
Andrew Warhola, better known as Andy Warhol, was one of the most significant American artists and a central figure in the movement known as Pop art. Read More
About The Gallery
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