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Taylor, Paul Francis (1957–1992)

An Australian art critic who wrote for publications such as The New York Times and Vanity Fair has died in Melbourne of an AIDS-related illness.

Thirty-five-year-old Paul Taylor died on Friday night, after returning to Melbourne from overseas earlier this month.

Mr Taylor became editor of Art and Text magazine at the age of 22, before heading for New York, where he wrote for Vanity Fair, The New York Times and Connoisseur.

He was the last person to interview pop artist Andy Warhol.

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'Taylor, Paul Francis (1957–1992)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/taylor-paul-francis-27065/text35014, accessed 16 April 2021.

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