Friday, November 07, 2014

Lecturer looks back at Interview magazine days, Andy Warhol and Ronald Reagan

Here's an interesting chance to hear about the cultural zeitgeist from an editor and writer who has helped steer it. Bob Colacello was the editor of Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine from 1971 to 1983. Since 1984 he has been a special correspondent for Vanity Fair and has written more than 100 profiles of prominent cultural, political, and social figures,the author of several books including Ronnie and Nancy: Their Path to the White House and Holy Terror: AndyWarhol Close Up.  

Colacello (L) and Andy Warhol
He will be presenting the Royal Ontario Museum's 9th Annual Eva Holtby Lecture on Contemporary Culture on Monday, November 17, 2014 @ 7 pm. It's titled Warhol and Reagan: Architects of Change? An Evening with Bob Colacello. The lecture is supported by the Holtby and Schury Families. It provides Colacello the opportunity to recount some of his personal experiences with Warhol and Reagan, as well as explore the profound differences and surprising similarities between the “Pope of Pop” and the “Great Communicator”.
Tickets to the lecture only to the general public $35 plus HST.



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