Andy Warhol Exchanging Pleasantries with the Late Pope John Paul II

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I wonder if Andy was able to take the Pope’s photo with that camera of his? That would be a sight to see!

Image from The Andy Warhol Museum via Retronaut

This photo depicting Andy Warhol, his manager Fred Hughes, and the late Pope John Paul II was taken in 1980 at the Vatican.

I wonder if they were able to hit it off? It’ll be interesting to see a portrait of the late Holy See done in pop art style, don’t you think?

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written by geegraphy on 2013-07-08 in #lifestyle #andy-warhol #vintage #fred-hughes #analogue-lifestyle #overly-descriptive-title #pope-john-paul-ii

2 Comments

  1. mapix
    mapix ·

    this is the proof of Warhol beeing a great hip shot photographer! wonder which camera he took...

  2. davidb
    davidb ·

    @mapix: It probably was a Minox 35. He was really fond of it:
    www.lomography.com/magazine/lifestyle/2013/02/21/minox-35-e…

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