The Warhol Effect

To mark the 20th anniversary of Andy Warhol's death, BBC Radio 2 highlights the impact he had, not just on artists, but also on musicians.

In 1966, Warhol began his collaboration with the Velvet Underground and introduced them to actor/singer Nico.

He produced their debut album, which is still considered one of the most influential rock albums ever released.

Warhol's Factory was not just his working space but also a meeting place for all kinds of creative and talented people.

Artists, musicians, writers and actors frequented it, with such notables as Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Bob Dylan, John Lennon, Salvador Dalí and Truman Capote all stopping by.

Warhol's association with rock's elite led him to create album cover artwork for the Rolling Stones, John Lennon, Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross and Paul Anka, and to direct videos for The Cars and Curiosity Killed The Cat.

Twenty years after his death, Warhol's star shows no sign of waning as his artwork continues to change hands for millions of dollars and his influence is evident on a new generation of artists and musicians.

In addition to contributions from Velvet Underground founders Lou Reed and John Cale, this programme includes recollections from many of those who collaborated with, and were influenced by, Warhol, including David Bowie, David Bailey, Nicky Haslam, Gerard Malanga, Nathan Gluck, Billy Name, Joe Dallesandro, Paul Morrissey, Nick Rhodes, Bob Colacello, Tom Wolfe, Dennis Hopper, author Wayne Koestenbaum and photographer Nat Finkelstein.

Presenter/tbc, Producer/Des Shaw

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To mark the 20th anniversary of Andy Warhol's death, BBC Radio 2 highlights the impact he had, not just on artists, but also on musicians.

In 1966, Warhol began his collaboration with the Velvet Underground and introduced them to actor/singer Nico.

He produced their debut album, which is still considered one of the most influential rock albums ever released.

Warhol's Factory was not just his working space but also a meeting place for all kinds of creative and talented people.

Artists, musicians, writers and actors frequented it, with such notables as Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Bob Dylan, John Lennon, Salvador Dalí and Truman Capote all stopping by.

Warhol's association with rock's elite led him to create album cover artwork for the Rolling Stones, John Lennon, Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross and Paul Anka, and to direct videos for The Cars and Curiosity Killed The Cat.

Twenty years after his death, Warhol's star shows no sign of waning as his artwork continues to change hands for millions of dollars and his influence is evident on a new generation of artists and musicians.

In addition to contributions from Velvet Underground founders Lou Reed and John Cale, this programme includes recollections from many of those who collaborated with, and were influenced by, Warhol, including David Bowie, David Bailey, Nicky Haslam, Gerard Malanga, Nathan Gluck, Billy Name, Joe Dallesandro, Paul Morrissey, Nick Rhodes, Bob Colacello, Tom Wolfe, Dennis Hopper, author Wayne Koestenbaum and photographer Nat Finkelstein.

Presenter/tbc, Producer/Des Shaw

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Originally broadcast to mark the 20th anniversary of Andy Warhol's death, Neil Tennant highlights the impact Warhol had, not just on artists, but also on musicians.

In 1966, Warhol began his collaboration with the Velvet Underground and introduced them to actor/singer Nico. He produced their debut album, which is still considered one of the most influential rock albums ever released.

Warhol's Factory was not just his working space but also a meeting place for all kinds of creative and talented people.

Artists, musicians, writers and actors frequented it, with such notables as Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Bob Dylan, John Lennon, Salvador Dali and Truman Capote all stopping by.

Warhol's association with rock's elite led him to create album cover artwork for the Rolling Stones, John Lennon, Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross and Paul Anka, and to direct videos for The Cars and Curiosity Killed The Cat.

More than twenty years after his death, Warhol's star shows no sign of waning as his artwork continues to change hands for millions of dollars and his influence is evident on a new generation of artists and musicians.

In addition to contributions from Velvet Underground founders Lou Reed and John Cale, this programme includes recollections from many of those who collaborated with, and were influenced by, Warhol, including David Bowie, David Bailey, Nicky Haslam, Gerard Malanga, Nathan Gluck, Billy Name, Joe Dallesandro, Paul Morrissey, Nick Rhodes, Bob Colacello, Tom Wolfe, Dennis Hopper, author Wayne Koestenbaum and photographer Nat Finkelstein.