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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His interests span thought, feeling, philosophy of art, theories of representation, philosophical psychology, Hegel’s aesthetics, and the philosophers Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Arthur Schopenhauer.
Andy Warhol by Arthur C. Danto
The space between eanto 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. Analytical Philosophy of Art.
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Pq Baker rated it really liked it Jan 11, I enjoyed this book. 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 job.
Goodreads arthud you keep track of books you want to read. Danto simply proposes in very critical and intelligent way, a new perspective on Pop Art and of his defining if not The Defining artist of the movement. Andy Warhol Arthur C. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Dec 19, Elliot Chalom rated it really liked it. Danto succeeds in succinctly explaining what makes such objects high art. Refresh and try again. Where packaged product and packaged celebrity was central to US culture of that time and most definitely ours.
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Sometimes I talk to people who don’t consider themselves art lovers, they conceive of modern art as something of an inside joke. I wouldn’t recommend this to anybody. It provides pretty decent insights on Warhol’s works, particularly their philosophical meaning and artistic significance.
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. Published October 20th by Yale University Press first published Lists with This Book. 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. Books by Arthur C.
He offers close readings of individual Warhol works, including their social context and philosophical dimensions, key differences with predecessors such as Marcel Duchamp, ajdy parallels with successors like Jeff Koons.
This is a very short book with some black and white illustrations. Probably too many to count. To a new viewer of one of Warhol’s Brillo boxes, which Danto believes to be among the most important sculptures of the 20th century, there may be no obvious reason to value the reproduction more highly than the original, resulting in a failure to register Warhol’s genius. Trivia About Andy Warhol.
The National Endowment for the Arts and its Opposition: 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. He does not claim to hold the universal and absolute truth about Art, or Warhol, or that we should all agree with his point of view. I have not always known how to respond to these remarks, as there are many contemporary pieces I really enjoy.
Ah another book on Warhol.
Contents The Window at Bonwits. Danto traces the evolution of the pop artist, including his early reception, relationships with artists such as Jasper For instance, Danto xrthur 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 en Arthur C.
It anvy talk about several of the moments and defining phases of the artist’s life and work, and what led him to get there, but to concentrate purely on his work and the place of it in the world of art.
This pragmatist notion that art should undermine the dichotomies 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. Then again, I was never really much of a fan of Danto to begin with. Does Art need to be understood?
Criticism, Philosophy and the Ends of Taste. So, the b Ah another book on Warhol. Effective History and the End of Art: 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. 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.
He is an American art critic and professor of philosophy. 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.