FROM THE VAULT///ANDY WARHOL PAINTS DEBBIE HARRY ON AN AMIGA COMPUTER

February 6, 2009  |  art, Art History, Techno Babble, Video, WTF???

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Debbie Harry es una buena Amiga...

Long before there were Steve Job's flashy Mac World technology summits, prehistoric computer rival AMIGA staged a 1985 publicity event in which ANDY WARHOL created his first computer-generated portrait using a then wildly-futuristic digital camera and the Amiga's pioneering graphic filters. Fittingly, the portrait subject was DEBBIE HARRY and the results weren't too far off from his off-register silkscreen prints. From the looks of things, Andy was pretty satisfied with the results. In the end, however, Apple won the space race, as Andy never made the Amiga logo into an art piece...

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The future of art circa 1985: The Amiga 1000...

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Apple's esteemed placeholder in the annals of modern art...

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