Andy Warhol unemployment rate: Pop art chart of Volcker recession.
Andy Warhol Charts the Volcker Recession
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Jan. 30 2013 1:59 PM

Andy Warhol Charts the Volcker Recession

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This is neat. It turns out that a soon-to-come auction of Andy Warhol paintings reveals him to be the original chart-blogger. Here's one about health care cost inflation. And above is his chart of the rise and fall of unemployment during the Volcker recession.

Matthew Yglesias is the executive editor of Vox and author of The Rent Is Too Damn High.

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