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Gerard Malanga - New York City

Gerard Malanga has been acclaimed internationally through his simultaneous careers
as a poet, photographer, filmmaker, curator, and archivist. Educated at the University
of Cincinnati and Wagner College in Staten Island, he studied poetry and underground
filmmaking with the legendary Willard Maas and his wife, Marie Menken. He went to work
for Warhol in 1963 as a silk screening assistant and soon become a major influence on the art
and films created in Warhol's Factory. He starred in many Warhol  productions, such as
The Chelsea Girls andVinyl, and introduced Warhol to many of his most noteworthy collaborators,
among them artist/filmmaker Paul Morrissey, the band, The Velvet Underground, and Warhol
Superstars Nico and International Velvet.

Together Warhol and Malanga founded Interview magazine in 1969. In 1985 he was appointed first
photo archivist to New York City’s Department of Parks and Recreation; in 1988 he joined the Society
of American Archivists.

Malanga has written twenty-three books and numerous articles. His photographs
and films have been exhibited throughout the world. Today, Malanga is a Fellow at the Simon’s
Rock of Bard College in Massachusetts.


Portrait of Charles Olson, 1969
Gelatin silver print
 

Gerard Malanga and Andy Warhol
Still from Benedetta Barzini's Screen Test, 1966
Gelatin silver print



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