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Andy Warhol
     

Andy Warhol

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by Arthur C. Danto
 

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ISBN-10: 0300135556

ISBN-13: 9780300135558

Pub. Date: 10/20/2009

Publisher: Yale University Press

In a work of great wisdom and insight, art critic and philosopher Arthur Danto delivers a compact, masterful tour of Andy Warhol’s personal, artistic, and philosophical transformations. Danto traces the evolution of the pop artist, including his early reception, relationships with artists such as Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg, and the Factory

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In a work of great wisdom and insight, art critic and philosopher Arthur Danto delivers a compact, masterful tour of Andy Warhol’s personal, artistic, and philosophical transformations. Danto traces the evolution of the pop artist, including his early reception, relationships with artists such as Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg, and the Factory phenomenon. He offers close readings of individual Warhol works, including their social context and philosophical dimensions, key differences with predecessors such as Marcel Duchamp, and parallels with successors like Jeff Koons. Danto brings to bear encyclopedic knowledge of Warhol’s time and shows us Warhol as an endlessly multidimensional figure—artist, political activist, filmmaker, writer, philosopher—who retains permanent residence in our national imagination.

Danto suggests that "what makes him an American icon is that his subject matter is always something that the ordinary American understands: everything, or nearly everything he made art out of came straight out of the daily lives of very ordinary Americans. . . . The tastes and values of ordinary persons all at once were inseparable from advanced art."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300135558
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
10/20/2009
Series:
Icons of America
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Remerciements

Note sur les notes

1. La vitrine chez Bonwit

2. Le Pop Art, la politique et le fosse entre l'art et la vie

3. La Brillo Box

4. Images animees

5. La premiere mort

6. Andy Warhol Enterprises

7. Religion et experience commune

Bibliographie

Index

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MrMitchell More than 1 year ago
These are the most poorly written pages I think I've ever read. Save your money!