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. Former Nation art critic and Columbia philosophy professor emeritus Danto (After the End of Art) argues that Andy Warhol radically redefined.

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I have spoken with some lovers of art who also feel that much of what is contemporary read here after is a sort of con artuhr. This is a very quick read, and I think for the Warhol curious, it will them check out other books -and hopefully the dannto and the films. Jul 27, Peter Mcloughlin rated it really liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Selected pages Title Page. It was fun in the s it’s not so fun anymore.

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His book Encounters and Reflections: A great introduction to Warhol and his significance in the art world, especially for the uninitiated. Underlying the important contribution of Andy!

In pursuit of this athur Danto also omits any mention of the brilliant work Warhol did with Jean-Michel Basquiat in the s or his Rorschach paintings and Polaroids of the s, choosing to focus only on what Warhol termed “business art” — art, such as commissioned portraits and dollar sign paintings, that celebrated and enacted business practice.


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As an explanation of the value of Warhol’s artistic innovation: Marvellous book that investigates and analyses the place that Andy Warhol’s work occupies in the World of Adny, and looks further deeper into its philosophical meaning, of course, as Art. Trivia About Andy Warhol. Check out my detailed review over at http: It feels more like a lengthy journal article, rather than a book it is very short and sparsely illustrated.

Andy Warhol Arthur C. Study of Warhol’s art and its meaning. It raises and answers several questions that have been around since the contemporary art of the early XXth century appeared: Feb 15, Emily rated it really liked it Shelves: 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.

Perhaps his work is better to read about then to actually see. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I found the book very helpful.

Does Art need to be understood? One person found this helpful. I remember as a kid thinking that Andy Warhol didn’t do art — and then I tried to draw a soup can. Items can be more than they appear a Brillo Box can be art just as an ordinary cup could have been the Holy Grail or as Jesus is not just a man as you would imagine This short book was a great introduction to Warhol’s life and art. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.


Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Probably too many to count. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The reader is not left behind in highbrow art definitions or in-depth analysis. I think now we are drowning in the waruol he saw in its leading edge. I love art but am not in love with biographies of artists. Danto is very clear about his sources and what is his opinion or not.

The brevity of Danto’s book makes it unsuitable as a biography or as a survey of Warhol’s career, and it will likely be of little general interest to anyone already familiar with Warhol’s life and work, but it redeems itself in two ways: Does Art need to be beautiful?

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Danto’s interview “the Brillo Box and so forth Refresh and try again. Dahto with related products. Sometimes good ideas are shocking, but not everything that shocks is good, I guess. 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? Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Books by Arthur C.

It was a little too-something though.