Andy Warhol
Lou Reed on the Genius of Andy Warhol: ‘He Was the First’

Lou Reed speaks at the 2013 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity on the astonishing achievements and foresight of Andy Warhol’s artistic style and vision. Reed’s band, the Velvet Underground, was little-known at the time–but Warhol saw something in them before the general public did. In the band’s humble beginnings, they were only able to book shows when they were part of Warhol’s art installations: “We were his one and only band. The factory band.”

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