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Why did Andy Warhol take self portraits in drag?

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May 24, 2012 5:59AM

Andy Warhol enjoyed dressing for parties in drag, sometimes in dresses of his own design. He admired the boys who spend their lives trying to be complete girls, so in 1981 he and a photographic assistant, Christopher Mako's, agreed to collaborate on a session portraying Warhol in drag.