(ANDY WARHOL'S INTERVIEW orig. as: Inter/VIEW).
Year 1 nos. 1-12. New York, n.d. (November) 1969 - n.d. (November?) 1970. - Together with: Year 2 no 1. January 1971. Together 13 issues. Tabloïd,newsprint in b/w, nos. 2 onward often with one colour added for the front and back cover. All issues are unfolded and (with inevitable endemic browning) in near mint condition, showing only very little edgewear to some issues . Number 9 has 2 closed tears of each ab.4 cms. On the first 2 sheets, but is otherwise a very good copy. An extraordinary well preserved ensemble of this fragile journal.
The start of Andy Warhol's journal (cover title "inter/VIEW", subtitled 'A monthly film journal'). Edited by Gerard Malanga (till no. 3), Paul Morrissey, John Wilcock (the hippie publisher of 'Other Scenes', who was Interviews first printer), and Andy Warhol. Undoubtedly the most influential monthly for the jet-set since the late sixties, it developed from this exclusive film magazine to the foremost publication of avant-garde, pop-art, pop-music, film and photography. The first issue (Collectors edition) featured a photograph of Viva naked on the cover with her (also naked) co-stars James Rado and Jerome Ragni (Hair) from Lions Love, directed by Agnes Varda. Further issues with photographs taken by the world's most famous photographers and interviews with the world's celebrities and filmmakers: Mick Jagger, Jane Fonda, Jim Morrison, Joe Dallesandro, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Alain Delon, Rolling Stones, Don Johnson, special issues on Woodstock, Rita Hayworth, First Anniversary Edition 8th New York Film Festival, Elvis Presley, etcetera. Features interviews and essays on films (with Varda, Michael Sarne, George Cukor, Visconti, Kazan, Shepard, Owens, Ritchi, George Avakia, Pasolini, Robert Altman, MASH, John Schlesinger, Fellini Poppaea, Ingrid Bergman, Larry Kramer, Costa-Gavras, and many more). Vol. 2 no 1 is Best Film Venice Film Festival, Barbara Loden's Wanda.