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Uncle Andy's: A Faabbbulous Visit With Andy Warhol

 
 
 
 
Uncle Andy's: A Faabbbulous Visit With Andy Warhol
Author: James Warhola
ISBN 13: 9780399238697
ISBN 10: 399238697
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: 2003-03-10
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 32
List Price: $17.99
 
 

When James Warhola was a little boy, his father had a junk business that turned their yard into a wonderful play zone that his mother didn't fully appreciate! But whenever James and his family drove to New York City to visit Uncle Andy, they got to see how "junk" could become something truly amazing in an artist's hands.

Uncle Andy's offers an exciting and unique perspective on one of the most influential artists of our time. Through James' eyes, we see the things that made his family visits memorable-including the wonderful disarray of Andy's house, waking up surrounded by important art and incredible collected objects, trying on Andy's wigs, sharing the run of Andy's house with his twenty-five cats (all named Sam), and getting art supplies from Andy as a goodbye present. James was lucky enough to learn about art from an innovative master and he shows how these visits with Uncle Andy taught him about the creative process and inspired him to become an artist.

Publishers Weekly

"Warhola, a nephew of pop art's premier icon, provides an outrageously prosaic chapter from his uncle's ultra-hip life," wrote PW. Ages 5-up. (Sept.) Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.