The Essential Andy Warhol (Essential Series)

The Essential Andy Warhol (Essential Series)


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The Prince of Pop, Andy Warhol created the most sensational art of the 1960s. He took snapshots of Marilyn Monroe, Coca Cola bottles, and dollar bills, and transformed them into radical works of art through the simple act of reproduction, silkscreening his paintings by the yard! Yet despite his fame, Warhol remains an enigmatic figure: Was he a glamorous decadent, exploiting the sex and drug subcultures? Or was he the most brilliant social commentator of his day?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810958067
Publisher: ABRAMS
Publication date: 10/28/1999
Series: Essential Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 6.25(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

The Tao of Soup5
The Prince of Pop8
Dollars Galore13
Humble Origins20
A Genius Emerges27
To the Big Apple29
In Drips and Dabs38
I Am What I Am41
Mmm-Mmm Good44
Silkscreening Times48
A Factory is Born54
The Players58
Soap Pads Anyone?66
Lights, Inaction, Camera!69
Those Swingin' Sixties75
Fabulous Faces82
The Druggy Seventies92
Sadness in Love101
Final Works103

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