Andy Warhol – Puskar Appears with Andy Warhol in Esquire May ’69
Who can remember the days when the Andy Warhol Campbell Soup can scandalized the art World? As he tucked away his Instamatic and swept up the debris left from the shooting, the enfant terrible of an earlier day muttered a familiar refrain: “Great, but is it art?”
This material originally appeared in the May 1969 issue of Esquire magazine
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all the superstars of the New Theatre!
Unflinchingly, Andy Warhol trained his camera on these enthusiastic young people and shot everything, including himself. One group arrived for the session and immediately disrobed; another stomped on a piece of sculpture in Warhol’s Factory; yet another hit him for dinner at Max’s Kansas City; and one more ate the New York Daily News before his very eyes. “Everyone sure is wild these days,” Andy Warhol said, turning in his finished art in pink drugstore envelopes.
Puskar, circled in red, can be seen in the center. This material Originally appeared in the May 1969 issue of Esquire magazine
“The Pageant Players, who see life as too big to be confined within a traditional setting, have moved their theatre into laundromats, churches, city streets and on the march to such a warmly enthusiastic institution as the Pentagon. Their technique is very crude, very personal, very political. They are against war and other aspects of modern life. Here they are at the climax of their penetrating Man Bites Newspaper, a work in progress.”