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Wie Andy Warhol in den frühen 80ern einen Whopper aß

Kunstverständnis ändert sich ja über die Jahre und so. Weiß man ja. Aber Manches bleibt, schreibe ich hier jetzt eben mal so rein.

Wir sehen hier Andy Warhol, der zu Beginn der 80er einen Whopper isst, wobei er von Jørgen Leth gefilmt wurde, der gerade „66 Scenes from America“ aufnahm. Eine Dokumentation über die amerikanische Kunst-Szene der frühen 80er. Und so aß Andy dafür halt seinen Whopper. Ziemlich unmotiviert. Aber sind wir ehrlich; wer isst dieses Zeug halt schon auch motiviert?

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Andy Warhol/Velvet Underground Electric Banana Record Player

Als Angebot auf etsy: Andy Warhol/Velvet Underground Electric Banana Record Player. Keiner weiß genau, wo das Teil herkommt, aber ich mag sowohl die Optik als auch die Namensgebung: Electric Banana Record Player. Nur der Preis…


„Ok, folks. I bought this record player because the time to buy something you have never seen is when you see it. And I am a huge Warhol fan. At the time, I could find no information on this. A friend was able to find this old advertising for it in an old Speigel catalog. In searching the internet, there are only 2 of these known. There is one in Indianapolis that a guy has from his youth- a present from his grandmother. The other one is in the Banana Museum in California. I even wrote to the Warhol Foundation to find out if there was any kind of affiliation, but they had never heard anything about this and had no record. They came up with the same information I did. Mine is not perfect, it shows wear and I cannot determine if the black markings on this have been redone or if they are original- looking at the picture in the ad, it is still hard to tell, but they look rough to me. I still love this. It runs properly at all 3 speeds, but it will need a needle. The cord is in good condition and the case locks as it should. The ad touts that this will play in any position, even upside-down, but I would not suggest such a thing, as it cannot be good for your records.“

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