Farewell Interview Magazine, a Warhol Gem

Farewell Interview Magazine, a Warhol Gem

Last week Interview magazine folded amid a drama of departures and financial woes. The brainchild of Andy Warhol back in 1969, the publication was another vehicle to explore themes of fame and the famous, earning the nickname of "The Crystal Ball of Pop."

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Print media of late has struggled against the tsunami of digital options, but Interview was the publication to seek out in newstands for its articles of celebrities inteviewing celebrities, style, and amazing photography and graphic design, especially found on its covers--many of the most memorable from the 1980s by cover artist Richard Bernstein.

 Image via Instagram

Image via Instagram

Now that it's over, I just wanna peruse an old issue or two, and remember all the glamour and coolness from back in the day. One place to go would be The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh (image below):

 Display at The Andy Warhol Museum via Wikipedia.

Display at The Andy Warhol Museum via Wikipedia.

But there's always Ebay if you just gotta have your own library of back issues (image below)--I think there are a few hours left on this lot (hurry!):

 This entire collection from the Eighties is available via  Ebay !

This entire collection from the Eighties is available via Ebay!

Did you subscribe to Interview? What are your memories of this iconic magazine?

Image of Madonna above (top) via Widewalls.

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