Nat Finkelstein was born in Brooklyn in 1933. He studied photography under Alexey Brodovitch, the legendary art director of Harper’s Bazaar, and worked as a photojournalist for the picture agency Black Star, reporting primarily on the political developments of the subculture of New York City. In 1964 he entered Andy Warhol’s factory, where he participated as “court photographer” within the group for over two years, capturing remarkable images with his camera. Finkelstein’s photography has been featured at the Whitney Museum and Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Palais des Arts and Centre Pompidou in Paris, and the Tate Modern in London, among other institutions. His books include Andy Warhol: The Factory Years 1964–1967 (powerHouse Books, 2000), The Andy Warhol Index (Black Star, 1967), and Girlfriends (Art Limited, 1990). A highly-acclaimed photojournalist and video artist, he currently divides his time between New York and Amsterdam.
David Dalton is the author of more than fifteen books of biography, fiction, history, and essays, including A Year in the Life of Andy Warhol (Phaidon, 2004) and The Rolling Stones: The First Twenty Years (Random House, 1984). A former Rolling Stone writer, he has also worked as the writer on the autobiographies of Meatloaf and Marianne Faithfull.show more