‘I wasn’t too obvious’: how Bob Colacello captured candid celebrities

In a new exhbition, the writer, photographer and long-time friend and biographer of Andy Warhol, shares his look at VIP culture of the late 70s and early 80s It was not in New York but in Germany, that the writer, editor and photographer Bob Colacello bought a spy camera. He was with pop artist Andy Warhol, who was commissioned to take Polaroids of Willy Brandt, the then chancellor of west Germany, in 1976. Colacello bought a Minox 35 EL, a camera cold Pictures From Another Time: Photographs by Bob Colacello, 1976 1982, an exhibition at attended the dinner party). People wouldnt typically think Andy would be friends with Nancy Reagans best friend, said Colacello. Jerry helped Andy get commissioned portraits …