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“Andy would come to our shows,” Oates said. “I used to go over to The Factory, where Andy did his work, which was kind of an older loft building. It wholesale replica designer handbags was a very small community, believe it or not. It seems legendary now with the perspective of time. He was always taking pictures.”

Because Warhol was rarely without his camera, Oates said he wasn’t sure exactly when the photograph was captured, but that it was flattering to be part of the museum’s collection.

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high replica bags Auburn Replica Bags Wholesale alumnus L. Nick Davis ’84, attended the Hall and Oates concert at Beard Eaves Memorial Coliseum and was part of the museum’s development replica bags effort to secure funds for the acquisition of the Fake Handbags photograph. Davis said he was glad to bring the photograph home to the Plains not only for nostalgic reasons, but also to possibly raise awareness of this campus and community asset. high replica bags

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The museum will use excerpts of a recent phone interview with Oates to produce additional outreach content that viewers can access with mobile devices. In the audio clips, Oates shared memories of Auburn and the art movements he was exposed to in New York City’s Greenwich Village and Soho. The museum also plans to exhibit six artist silkscreens donated this year by The Warhol Foundation in a future permanent collection exhibition.

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