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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. 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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He did do some great things, but he also seems to be one of the first artists who did not just push the envelope for the sake of dantto, but tried to explode it for the sake of fame and fortune. Danto’s assessment raises the obvious in Warhol’s work, essentially that it raised questions of what art is and what it is not.

Find it on Scholar. Items can be more than they appear a Brillo Box warhok be art just as an ordinary cup could have been the Holy Grail or as Jesus is not just anddy man as you would imagine by just looking at himbut God.

Yale University PressOct 20, – Architecture – pages. Mar 22, Rena Sherwood rated it liked it Shelves: And it was nice just to sit and read a well-written book on art.

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He received a B. Marvellous book that investigates and analyses the place that Andy Warhol’s work occupies in the World of Arthue, and looks further deeper into its philosophical meaning, of course, as Art. What did Warhol do to change all the previous answers we knew to these questions? What makes something warrhol art? Oct 26, Nat rated it really liked it Shelves: If Warhol inspired Danto to create a philosophy of art, it is appropriate that Danto write a tribute to Warhol that traces how Warhol brought philosophy into art.


Stephen Snyder Tbilisi State University. 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. 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. Warhol was an early adopter in commenting through his art on this prefab culture and capitalist economy behind it.

Warhol achieved this by conceiving of works that embodied the answers to a series of philosophical puzzles surrounding the nature of art. There are many biographies of Andy Warhol. Danto makes his argument well, although I’m not sure I learned anything.

Underlying the important contribution of Andy! This pragmatist notion that art should undermine the santo that exist between art and life would, by some accounts, position Warhol to be the philosopher that Danto claims him to be, for he dissolved the philosophical questions posted by late modern aesthetic thinkers by creating art that imploded the accepted notions of art at the time.

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Andy Warhol by Arthur C. Danto

Dec 13, Andres Root rated it really liked it. 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 process employs the philosophical logic which Danto attributes to Warhol indirectly, and through it, it is wwarhol to transfigure the vocabulary of art—the concepts of the artworld—by superseding the language of modernism.

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For instance, Danto draws too neat a line between Warhol’s pre- and post work although I give him credit for resisting the myth that the shift in Warhol’s artistic approach was caused entirely by his dango with death in establishing an “important” Andy Warhol and a merely “iconic” Andy Warhol.

This is a very short book I love art but am not in love with biographies of artists. Andy Warhol by Arthur C.

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Danto helps readers to understand not only Warhol and his art, but what came just before and what has come since. Triin rated it really liked it Oct 26, Hardcoverpages.

Trivia About Andy Warhol. So, the b Ah another book on Warhol. Setup an account with your affiliations in order wwrhol access resources via wsrhol University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy.

This short book was a great introduction to Warhol’s life and art. 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.

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