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 Waghol is a sloppy book, marred by typographical errors, omissions, generalizations, and at least one embarrassingly irrelevant tangent, having to do with Wittgenstein’s “language game,” the questionable dano of which Danto explains by mentioning that its resonance with certain of Warhol’s artistic practices at the Silver Factory “came to me warholl a dream while writing this book, and for better or worse I could not resist including the comparison here. There are no discussion topics andu this book yet.
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: It feels more like a lengthy journal article, rather than a book it is very short and sparsely illustrated. Study of Warhol’s art and its meaning. Most interesting was the topic, “What is art? It’s a short, engaging read and will leave you wanting to learn more about the man, his times, artuhr most of all, contemporary art from Warhol’s reverberations in the 60s all the way up to their obvious outcomes today.
Danto traces the evolution of the pop artist, including his early reception, relationships with artists such as Jasper 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.
Arthur Danto’s Philosophy of Art. Pop Culture in Aesthetics. Trivia About Andy Warhol. The evident simplicity of Warhol’s art, which often takes the form of mechanical reproduction of familiar objects and images, can, to a first-time viewer of his work, hide artjur philosophical complexity on which it is based.
And it was nice just to sit and read a well-written book on art. Dec 21, Zhiyi Li rated it really liked it. Was much less interested in the parts near the end all about the Moles and Solanas, but Danto t I have somehow made it through an entire undergrad education without really learning too much about Warhol a few days in Contemporary Art History, tops.
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Danto is very clear about his sources and what is his opinion or not. The Institutional Theory of Art.
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Well, first of all Danto is a good writer, and he points out what makes Warhol an interesting artist – a great one in fact. From Nietzsche to Danto. What did Warhol do to change all the previous answers we knew to these questions?
Yanal – – Angelaki 7 1: I have somehow made it through an entire undergrad education without really learning too much about Warhol a few days in Contemporary Art History, tops. Sign in Create an account. Account Options Sign in. Mar 31, Myke Ansy rated it really liked it. 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.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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. David Carrier – – Peter Lang.
Arthug rated it liked it Apr 19, A truly good piece if you are interested in learning more about Warhol and his influences, but as well serves as a good introduction to Danto’s own philosophy. The Window at Bonwits. You still need to have a good knowledge of art history and modern art, though. 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 by just looking warol himbut God.
A ‘must read’ for pop art lovers. He gives readers a context that helps them understand the changes Warhol brought to the idea of what art is Art critic and philosopher Arthur C.
Beyond the Brillo Box: Hugely recommended to any fan of contemporary art and of Warhol and his Factory. So, the b Ah another book on Warhol. Here is where Warhol’s vision has gone. Michael Gerald Lafferty – unknown.
Stephen Snyder Tbilisi State University. Sometimes good ideas are shocking, but not everything that shocks is good, I guess. Danto succeeds in succinctly explaining what makes such objects high art.