Nearly lost archives of Warhol negatives find their fame aboard Seafair megayacht


MIAMI, FL.- At the age of 81, fine art photographer William John Kennedy began an unprecedented journey and meteoric rise to fame. His recently published archive of negatives from 1963 and 1964, when he befriended and photographed rising stars Andy Warhol and Robert Indiana, was quietly introduced to the public by publisher KIWI Arts Group as a collection of silver gelatin prints at a pop-up gallery in Miami Beach last December. After six stops in major international cities and debuting at SCOPE Miami during Art Basel Miami Beach, the collection finds a new home aboard the SeaFair megayacht during Miami International Art “MIA” Fair (January 12 – 16, Booth #312), a five day extravaganza of art and culture taking place along Miami’s waterfront. The curated, museum-style exhibition dubbed “Before They Were Famous: Behind the Lens of William John Kennedy” introduces the pivotal moments and players who shaped the course of American art in the second half