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Friday recycling: Dean & Britta 13 Most Beautiful

In the wake of the announcement that Dean & Britta will be heading out on a 13th anniversary tour of their 13 Most Beautiful show here’s a bunch of 13MB bits and pieces to keep you occupied while you wait for it to arrive near you!

Very cool video of Dean & Britta playing Teenage Lightning at The Warhol in 2012:

A cool set of pictures from their show in Milan in 2009:

When the audio of 13 Most Beuatiful was released a couple of the DVD mixes never got released - Britta sent them over to me to share, so…

Bomb Magazine had a lengthy article by Dean about the screen tests and how the show came about…

I visited the museum in Pittsburgh and looked at about 150 of the Screen Tests, without quite knowing what I was looking for. Warhol had shot close to 500 of these films. Some were so immediately stunning—Jane Holzer brushing her teeth, Ann Buchanan crying a tear—that I knew I had to include them.

Here’s a PDF of the screening notes from when they performed it at The Barbican in London.

… and here’s set of pictures of the UK premiere at The Carnegie Hall in Dunfemline.

… and, in case you missed it, here are Dean & Britta intorducing the anniversary tour…