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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Andy Warhol by Arthur C. Danto

Sep 27, Haleigh rated it it was amazing. One, is that Warhol is very much part of the mainstream American taste for consumer items, like yes, the soup – but he also quite subversive in his own manner as well. Danti of Western Philosophy.

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. The National Endowment for the Arts and its Opposition: This is a very short book I love art but am not in love with biographies of artists.

It was novel in the sixties but as Andy when asked if art was going to get repetitive and churn out more and more of taffy pop that he had his pulse on he answered: This isn’t, in any way, a biography of Warhol. Yale University PressOct 20, – Architecture – pages. It does talk about several of the moments and defining phases of the artist’s life and work, and what led him to get there, but to concentrate purely on his work and the place of it in the world of art.


Andy Warhol by Arthur C. Want to Read saving…. Danto is very clear about his sources and what is his opinion or not. A ‘must read’ for pop art lovers.

Oct 06, Debra Komar rated it liked it. Trivia About Andy Warhol.

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Especially where Danto is writing about the Brillo Ady – awesomeness. Contents The Window at Bonwits. How can we define a piece of art?

Does Art ne Marvellous book that investigates and analyses the place that Andy Warhol’s work occupies in the World of Art, and looks further deeper into its philosophical meaning, of course, as Art. Sally Adler rated it it was amazing Jul 26, Notice the use of ‘at least.

Danto suggests that “what makes him an American icon is that his subject matter is always something that the ordinary American understands: Edit this record Mark as duplicate Export citation Find it on Scholar Request removal from index Translate to english Revision history. Through their aesthetic articulations, artists initiate a process of social interaction. Well, first of all Danto is a good writer, and he points out what makes Warhol an interesting artist – a great one in fact.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Probably too many to count. Pq Baker rated it really liked it Jan 11, The space between the objects that Warhol duplicated and the art he produced in careful reproduction must be filled with an entire philosophy of art that simply could not have existed before Andy Warhol. It is his belief that Warhol’s art of the period fundamentally revolutionized our understanding of what we are willing to accept as art, thus necessitating a new answer to the millennia-old question, What is art?

I love art but am not in love with biographies of artists.

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He began teaching at Columbia University in and has been a professor since