Friday, November 13, 2009

Why does this annoy me?



On St. Mark's Place.

6 comments:

Alex in NYC said...

Ha! I seethe every time I see this as well. Not sure why. Maybe it's because such an important, seismically influential albums deserves a better fate than to be reduced to a handbag for some whistlehead to carry around, but perhaps I'm being projecting fetishist.

I remember being similarly outraged by a slightly-less-lofty handbag design:

http://vassifer.blogs.com/alexinnyc/2007/10/doom-song-by-th.html

Bowery Boogie said...

i am equally angered by this. however, do you think Warhol would be?

Jeremiah Moss said...

notice, right next to it are Jesus puffy stickers. talk about reducing the "seismically influential"! i'm no Bible thumper, just saying, that's what America is all about, taking the important, the meaningful, and sucking all the lifeblood out of it.

we're doomed.

glamma said...

agreed extremely irritaring

esquared said...

perhaps because the people who would be buying this don't/won't even know who nico and the velvet underground were

is the warhol estate getting a commission/royalty for this? just wondering

EV Grieve said...

Thank you... you are all correct...