Focus on Danto – Arthur Danto’s Andy Warhol. Leitmotiv – 0/ http://www. Warhol’s philosophical contribution actually manifests. In a work of great wisdom and insight, art critic and philosopher Arthur Danto delivers a compact, masterful tour of Andy Warhol’s personal. Arthur Danto’s recent book, Andy Warhol, leads the reader through the story of the iconic American’s artistic life highlighted by a philosophical.

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This is a very wzrhol book with some black and white illustrations. No trivia or quizzes yet. By Danto, Arthur C. So, the book is not essential by ddanto means, but a good introduction to Warhol and his world. Trivia About Andy Warhol. A ‘must read’ for pop art lovers. 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.

Oct 06, Debra Komar rated it liked it. Where packaged product and packaged celebrity was central to US culture of that time and most definitely ours.

Jan 19, Giovana added it. The space between the objects that Dabto duplicated and the art he produced in ajdy reproduction must be filled with an entire philosophy of art that simply could not have existed before Andy Warhol. You still need to have a good knowledge of art history and modern art, though.


Warhol was an early adopter in commenting through his art on this pre Study of Warhol’s art and its meaning.

Dec 13, Andres Root rated it really liked it. There are many datno of Andy Warhol. It seems Warhol’s art was a social commentary on the postwar world where factory products could be churned out like Campbell’s soup or Brillo boxes.

Andy Warhol by Arthur C. Danto

He does not claim to hold the universal and absolute truth about Art, or Warhol, or that we wxrhol all agree with his point of view. Mar 22, Rena Sherwood rated it liked it Shelves: Science Logic and Mathematics. 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. Feb 15, Emily rated it really liked it Shelves: Does Art need to be understood?

Andy Warhol Arthur C. Here is where Warhol’s vision has gone. It was fun in the s it’s not so fun anymore. It’s a short, engaging read and will leave you wanting to learn more about the man, his times, and most of all, contemporary art from Warhol’s reverberations in the 60s all the way up to their obvious outcomes today.

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Andy Warhol

Contents The Window at Bonwits. Considering the breadth of Warhol’s work, such narrowness is welcome, but it yields a number of troubling generalizations and omissions.

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This is a very quick read, and I think for the Warhol curious, it will them check out other books -and hopefully the artwork and the films. Then again, I was never really much of a fan of Danto to begin with. Danho an explanation of the value of Warhol’s artistic innovation: Witness who is in the white house right now and reality TV that created him. The Wake of Art: Warhol achieved this by conceiving of works that embodied the answers to a series of philosophical puzzles surrounding the nature of art.

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