Warhol on Warhol

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Warhol was an extremely public figure, but a very private person. His guardedness, offset by his desire to place himself in front of the media, has created a confounding situation. While Warhol masterfully presented a honed persona to the world, his façade also drove critics, fans, acquaintances, and perfect strangers to hunt for evidence of his personal life. As a result, many observers who did not directly know Warhol feel a personal claim to the white-wigged phenomenon and often refer to him as Andy. Rather ...

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Overview

Warhol was an extremely public figure, but a very private person. His guardedness, offset by his desire to place himself in front of the media, has created a confounding situation. While Warhol masterfully presented a honed persona to the world, his façade also drove critics, fans, acquaintances, and perfect strangers to hunt for evidence of his personal life. As a result, many observers who did not directly know Warhol feel a personal claim to the white-wigged phenomenon and often refer to him as Andy. Rather than using Warhol's formal surname, his given name hints at heightened familiarity and understanding.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788496917101
  • Publisher: Actar
  • Publication date: 11/1/2007
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 12.80 (h) x 1.30 (d)

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