Billy Name (William Linich)

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Poughkeepsie, New York, USA
Moved to Manhattan, NY in 1960 to do lighting design for the New York Poets Theater, the Living Theater, and the Judson Memorial Church. He met Andy Warhol in 1963, and served as Warhol's in-house photographer, lighting & set designer, and book designer & editor from 1964 to 1970. Billy Name covered Andy Warhol's Factory interior with aluminum foil and silver paint. In 1970, he moved to San Francisco to work on poetry and sculpture. He returned to New York in 1977, where he continues to work with photography, poetry, and sculpture. Read more...