Kurt understood Andy Warhol earlier than most in the art community. Warhol skillfully fulfilled Marshall McLuhan's dictum that "the medium is the message" by utilizing everyday objects like a can of Campbell's Tomato Soup and returning an image of that object back to the culture from which it originally emerged, as Art, à la Marcel Duchamp, another of Kurt's favorites. The artistry, of course, included Andy's mastery of the art world itself, as well as his willingness to break rules both socially and artistically. Andy dropped in on Kurt's classes at UCLA. Obviously, this photo found in Kurt's files was not taken in the classroom and no, that is not Kurt sitting next to Andy.
And below is an entertaining little snippet about Andy and Kurt's appearance on a local Los Angeles TV show in 1967. Kurt is not mentioned by name, but is referred to as a "savant" UCLA professor there as an "interpretor" [sic] of Warhol's "far-out language".
This was not Kurt's only television appearance with Andy Warhol; they both appeared on Station KHJ-TV's "Nine on the Line" program on 3-21-67. No record of that appearance seems to exist, but a letter of complaint was sent to the head of UCLA (with copies to Governor Ronald Reagan and Max Rafferty, State Superintendent of Education.