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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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Rather, it is an extended, academic essay by Danto outlining why Warhol was a significant force in the modern art world. Yale University PressOct 20, – Architecture – pages.

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Once Danto was amongst the greatest living aestheticians, as well as an eminent art critic for “The Nation”. Danto No preview available – Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. As always, Danto is brilliant arthuf his light philosophy around Andy Warhol’s life and work.

Was much less interested in the parts near the end all about the Moles and Solanas, but Danto tops it off with a great final chapter on religion in relation to Warhol.


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Trivia About Andy Warhol. Critics often refer to Andy Warhol as the greatest artist of the second half of the 20th century, but Danto is the only author I am aware of waruol has defined this statement directly and methodically.

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. Along arthr way he asserts that Warhol forced philosophers to redefine art, but goes on to say that he will not discuss this since he has written elsewhere of it.

Mar 08, Steven rated it liked it Shelves: What did Warhol do to change all the previous answers we knew to these questions? Considering the breadth of Warhol’s work, such narrowness is welcome, but it yields a number of troubling generalizations and omissions. Return anvy Book Page. Dec 18, Christina rated aryhur did not like it. Those who have believed that Danto was an important guide through the philosophy of art may begin to wonder if the guide will return to providing new insights.

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This isn’t, in any way, a biography wathol Warhol. 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.


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The Power to persuade others to see your creations as having great meaning and significance and so have great power over them. Selected pages Title Page. It did not totally convince me to abandon a kind of animosity for Warhol despite liking some of his work, especially his very early work with everyday objects.

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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. This is a very intelligently written and thought provoking book.

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