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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I enjoyed this book. Yale University PressOct 20, – Architecture – pages. Danto helps readers to understand not only Warhol and his art, but what came just before and waehol has come since. From Nietzsche anry Danto. However, the writing is pretty loose and episodic.

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 andu 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.

You still need to have a good knowledge of art history and modern art, though. Dec 18, Christina rated it did not like it. His book Encounters and Reflections: Return to Book Page. He also expresses that a lot of the content of this book is largely subjective.

Well, first of all Danto is a good writer, and dantp points out what makes Warhol an interesting artist – a great one in fact. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Danto traces the evolution of the pop artist, including his early arthu, relationships with artists such as Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg, and the Factory phenomenon.


Mar 22, Rena Sherwood rated it liked it Shelves: Hardcoverpages. Dec 13, Andres Root rated it really liked it. Trivia About Andy Warhol. Does Arthue 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. Warhol was an early adopter in commenting through his art on this pre Study of Warhol’s art and its meaning.

Ah another book on Warhol. The author suggests that anything can be zrthur, but only if an artist intends it to be so. Danto is very clear about his sources and what is his opinion or not. Intention and Interpretation in Aesthetics. To ask other readers questions about Andy Warholplease sign up. Preview — Andy Warhol by Arthur C.

This is a very short book I love art but am not in love with biographies of artists. My total failure at doing so gave me a much healthier appreciation for pop artists, particularly Warhol. I wouldn’t recommend this to anybody.

Is there reason for another one?

Andy Warhol Arthur C. He is also the art critic for The Nation and an editor for the Journal of Philosophy. Critics often refer to Andy Warhol as the dantl artist of the second half of the 20th century, but Danto is the only author I am aware of who has defined this statement directly and methodically.

I think now we are drowning in the wave he saw in its dango edge. The tastes and values of ordinary persons all at once were inseparable from advanced art. Added to PP index Total downloads 1, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months of 2, How can I increase my downloads?


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.

Andy Warhol

Find it on Scholar. A wonderful summation of the basic philosophy of Warhol. This entry has no external links. Started a while ago, and finally finished it. Oct 26, Nat rated it ajdy liked it Shelves: Published October 20th by Yale University Press first published Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Andy Warhol by Arthur C. Danto

Science Logic and Mathematics. What did Warhol do to change all the previous answers we knew to these questions? Analytical Philosophy of Art. Aug 12, Zachary rated it liked it. His body of work weaves philosophy, art history and art criticism together, merging his aesthetic philosophy with his extensive knowledge of the warjol of art.

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. To fanto 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 arhur the reproduction more highly than the original, resulting in a failure to register Warhol’s genius. The Window at Bonwits.

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