Of course, everyone knows Andy Warhol, the Pop Art leader and hugely influential figure that made modern art accessible and commercial on a scale no one quite thought possible at the time. But most folks know less about his more difficult film work, fare like the five-hour-plus “Sleep” (which is exactly what it sounds like), the eight-hour “Empire,” and “Blow Job.” But one that will certainly pique the interest of rock ‘n’ roll fans is this recently unearthed concert movie around one of the most important acts of all time.
The Warhol Museum recently dug up the 30-minute “The Velvet Underground In Boston,” directed by Warhol, that offers rare color footage of the band in action. Warhol was an early collaborator with the band, and this 1967 movie is less a document of the music, and more a portrait of the scene at the time, giving folks a glimpse of what a ’60s happening might look like, all through Warhol’s avant garde eye.
Watch it below while you can because as Prefix notes, this seems like it’ll be yanked any second.