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Friday
Aug202010

Taylor Mead's Forgotten Ass

Taylor Mead appeared in several of Andy Warhol’s films, but his performance in Taylor Mead’s Ass is his least recognized work. The silent film was shot at The Factory in 16mm black and white. Warhol keeps Mead’s naked ass in frame for seventy minutes. Coming as it did on the heels of Empire, which featured the Empire State Building in the same manner, Taylor Mead’s Ass is the flipside to its phallic forerunner.Empire runs for a total of eight hours and five minutes. At the time Warhol was relatively new to the art scene

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