JOHN WILCOCK: Andy Warhol's Mole People and Fred Herko's Suicide Dance (1964)

Fred Herko's Suicide Performance by Ethan Persoff and Scott Marshall

A comic strip about Freddie Herko, who was a captivating and influential artist in New York, until his untimely death at age 28, in 1964. From John Wilcock, New York Years. (Supplements include Andy Warhol's screen test of Herko and an appreciation from The Guardian)

READ: Fred Herko: the life and dramatic death of an avant-garde hero (The Guardian)

PERFORMA ARTS: The Herko Dialogues: Adrienne Edwards, Performa Curator, and Jen Rosenblit in Conversation