Interview Magazine Deceased A Brief History

Interview Magazine

We all heard the news by now that Interview Magazine won’t be published anymore, it’s deceased of bankruptcy. We think it’s horrible for the employees. But for us, at Mimi Berlin that isn’t really sad news. Why not? you ask of us, well maybe some explanaton is in order here.

All you ever wanted to know about Interview Magazine

The first issue of the glamorous newspaper was published in late 1969. Yes, let that sink in for a moment; it was in the previous century! The magazine was started by Andy Warhol (1928-1987) and John Wilcock (also one of the five co-founders of the New York Village Voice newspaper.) Interview was a so-called underground platform. The magazine was very populair in the 1970’s and was read by the in-crowd of the entire globe. The iconic covers, made by Richard Bernstein (1939-2002) from 1972 to 1989, date from that period.

 

Brant Publications, Inc

Afer the death of Andy Warhol, Peter Brant (Brant Publications) acquired the magazine in 1989. Ingrid Barbara Sischy (1952-2015) became the editor until 2008. Continue reading

The King by Matt Henry

Boxing Day with Matt Henry

ànd Elvis Presley…Photographer Matt Henry made this wonderful series named “The KingMatt Henry works across commissioned and independent projects. He is the recipient of international awards for his work, including category first place in the International Photography Awards 2013 and 2014. His work has been exhibited in Europe, Asia and North America.

40 FrontPages by Peter Jansen

40 Front Pages by Peter Jansen

During Bicentennial Year in the USA (1976) Peter Jansen travelled for 2 months through several states buying a newspaper in the 40 cities he passed, this way summarizing and documenting the journey. Starting in New York on the 4th of July at Bicentennial Day and ending in the same town on the 13th of September unexpected but quite historic events happened, like the and the death of Mao Zedong. This book includes all at half size and is published in a limited edition of 300 signed and numbered copies. Book dimensions 12 x 12 inch. A copy of this book is on display at the Royal Library of the Netherlands in The Hague.
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Reading the News on Paper

Reading the News

Back in the previous century the News was spread through newspapers. Images of people actually reading the news are so sparse nowadays we thought we’d share some of them with you today. Thera are lot of images to be found , we chose the ones with headlines on  the death of important people. It’s hard to find such an image on Richard Nixon on the internet. But we did trace a lot of headlines of Nixon resigning as president, guess that is the same as dying, in the press. Continue reading