Within the Sixties, Andy Warhol’s art work redefined brand new artwork. His motion pictures provoked heated controversy, and his Manufacturing facility was once a hangout for the avant-garde. Within the Nineteen Seventies, after Valerie Solanas’s try on his lifestyles, Warhol grow to be extra entrepreneurial, aligning himself with the wealthy and well-known. Bob Colacello, the editor of Warhol’s Interview mag, spent that decade by way of Andy’s facet as worker, collaborator, wingman, and confidante.

In those pages, Colacello takes us there with Andy: into the Manufacturing facility workplace, into Studio 54, into wild superstar-studded events, and into the early-morning telephone calls the place the mysterious artist was once at his such a lot truthful and inclined. Colacello provides us, as no person else can, a riveting portrait of this unusual guy: good, controlling, shy, insecure, and immeasurably influential. While Holy Terror was once first revealed in 1990, it was once hailed as the most productive of the Warhol bills. Now, a few twenty years later, this portrayal keeps its dangle on readers—as does Andy’s undying energy to fascinate, provoke, and transfer us.