In the summer of 1985, Warhol was given his first Amiga 1000 home computer by Commodore International and enthusiastically signed on with the company as a brand ambassador. For their launch, Commodore planned a theatrical performance, which featured Warhol onstage at Lincoln Center with rock ’n’ roll icon and lead singer of Blondie, Debbie Harry.

Nell'estate del 1985, Warhol ricevette il suo primo computer domestico Amiga 1000 da Commodore International e firmò con entusiasmo con l'azienda come ambasciatore del marchio. Per il loro lancio, la Commodore ha pianificato uno spettacolo teatrale, che ha visto Warhol sul palco del Lincoln Center con l'icona del rock 'n' roll e cantante dei Blondie, Debbie Harry.
Photo Credit: Allan Tannenbaum

On 23 July 1985, during an event in NY, Andy Warhol drew a portrait of  Debbie Harry, leader of Blondie, from a camera connected to a computer - a revolutionary technology at the time. He first took a picture of Harry and then edited it using special software.

Il 23 luglio 1985, durante un evento a New York, Andy Warhol disegnò un ritratto di  Debbie Harry, leader dei Blondie, da una telecamera collegata a un computer, una tecnologia rivoluzionaria all'epoca. Prima ha scattato una foto di Harry e poi l'ha modificata usando un software speciale.
July 1985: #Warhol creates a portrait of @BlondieOfficial using Commodore AMIGA At the same time S. of @Hackatao made his first digital experiments using the same computer Imagine being there then!
At lest we’re here now. 

#hacktheborders #aug6
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