The Questionnaire : Christopher Makos

Silver Gelatin Sewn photo Thom Gwin 1991
Christopher Makos

It was also through Makos that Andy Warhol came into contact with Basquiat and Keith Harring, two decisive encounters in his career. The close relationship between Makos and Warhol lasted from the mid 1970s until Warhol’s death in 1987. Andy Warhol, whom he befriended and often photographed, called Makos “the most modern photographer in America.

Carole ShmitzThe Eye of Photography