Bob Colacello was born in Brooklyn, NY, raised on Long Island, and educated at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service (BSFS 1969) and Columbia University School of the Arts (MFA, 1971). From 1971 to 1983 he edited Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine. Since 1984, he has been a Special Correspondent for Vanity Fair, for which he has written more than 100 profiles of prominent cultural, political, and social figures. He has authored several books, including “Ronnie and Nancy: Their Path to the White House” and “Studios by the Sea: Artists of the East End of Long Island.” His Factory memoir, “Holy Terror: Andy Warhol Close Up,” originally published in 1990, has been reissued this year with a new introduction.
- Paul Richard, former art critic, The Washington Post
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