In this edition of American Masters the spotlight is on Lou Reed, the vocalist and songwriter of American rock band The Velvet Underground. His contributions in music make him a cultural icon and a true American Master. Read more about Lou Reed after the break.
Lou fucking Reed.
Andy Warhol and Lou Reed, from The Velvet Years, 1965-1967 by Stephen Shore
Lou Reed in Andy Warhol’s Silver Factory, 1966.
Lou Reed photographed by Francesco Scavullo, 1974.
Photobooth pictures c. 1930s-1960s