My Face for the World to See: The Diaries, Letters and Drawings of Candy Darling, Andy Warhol Superstar Candy Darling

ISBN: 9780756766351

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Hardcover

128 pages


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My Face for the World to See: The Diaries, Letters and Drawings of Candy Darling, Andy Warhol Superstar  by  Candy Darling

My Face for the World to See: The Diaries, Letters and Drawings of Candy Darling, Andy Warhol Superstar by Candy Darling
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Self-invention, or rather, reinvention is at the heart of much gay culture. Being told that you should not be who you are encourages you to become someone else. But few gay men have self-invented with the panache and grandiloquence of James LawrenceMoreSelf-invention, or rather, reinvention is at the heart of much gay culture.

Being told that you should not be who you are encourages you to become someone else. But few gay men have self-invented with the panache and grandiloquence of James Lawrence Slatterly, who metamorphosed into the fabulous Andy Warhol superstar Candy Darling. Taking his/her cues from Lana Turner, Kim Novak, and Gloria Graham, Candy Darling became a walking testament to Hollywood womanhood. Although she appeared in several Warhol films before her early death in 1974, Candy Darling didnt need theatrical vehicles: she lived her life as a star.

My Face for the World to See is a collection of her diaries, drawings, and thoughts. While there is nothing profound, the book is a moving record of a life and imagination that illuminated the cultural landscape and burned brightly and too short.



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