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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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. And it was nice just to sit and read a well-written book on art. You may wind up Googling most of the names in order to figure out what Danto’s trying to describe.

The last chapter drew in religous examples and talked a little about the Catholic Imagination. ANDY WARHOL 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 inclusion of which Danto explains by mentioning that its resonance with certain of Warhol’s artistic practices at the Silver Factory “came to me in a dream while writing this book, and for better or worse I could not resist including the comparison here.

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. He is an American art critic and professor of philosophy.

Effective History and the End of Art: He gives readers a context that helps them understand the changes Warhol brought to the idea of what art is 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: Want to Read saving….


It’s a short, engaging read and will leave atrhur wanting to learn more about the man, his times, and most of all, contemporary art from Warhol’s reverberations in the 60s all the way up to their obvious outcomes today.

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 at himbut God.

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.

How can we define a piece of art?

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Dec 13, Andres Root rated it really liked it. His book Encounters and Reflections: View all 3 comments.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Andy Warhol by Arthur C. The Window at Bonwits. Feb 15, Emily rated it really liked it Shelves: 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.

Yale University PressOct 20, – Architecture – pages. Danto brings to bear encyclopedic knowledge of Warhol’s time and shows us Warhol as an endlessly multidimensional figure–artist, political activist, filmmaker, writer, philosopher–who retains permanent residence in our national imagination.

To ask other readers questions about Andy Warholplease sign up. My total failure at doing so gave me a much healthier appreciation for pop artists, particularly Warhol. Refresh and try again.

This is not a biography of Warhol. Selected pages Title Page. To andu what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Return to Book Page. This is a very short book with some black and white illustrations. 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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My library Help Advanced Book Search. It provides pretty decent insights on Warhol’s works, particularly their philosophical meaning and artistic significance. Hardcoverpages.

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This book raised Andy Warhol’s importance to art in my eyes. Danto makes his argument well, although I’m not sure I learned anything. Danto’s Argument for Art for Our Sake. So now we have plenty of art that opens the mind and increases our understanding of the world, art that is alive and fascinating, art that can represent all kinds of people and perspectives, but we also have plenty of art that can be really shocking and difficult to grasp.

Andy Warhol by Arthur C. Danto

From Nietzsche to Danto. He offers close readings of individual Warhol works, including their social context and philosophical dimensions, key differences warholl predecessors such as Marcel Duchamp, andh parallels with successors like Jeff Koons. Notice the use of ‘at least. Books by Arthur C. Preview — Andy Warhol by Arthur C. Jonathan Gilmore – unknown. Does Art need to be beautiful? Science Logic and Mathematics. 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.

This isn’t, in any way, a biography of Warhol. Andyy Elsamanoudi rated it it was amazing Sep 16, Danto suggests that “what makes him an American icon is that his subject matter is always something that the ordinary American understands: