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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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.

This process employs the philosophical logic which Danto attributes to Warhol indirectly, and through it, it is able to transfigure the vocabulary of art—the concepts of the artworld—by superseding the language of modernism. Warhol was atthur early adopter in commenting through his art on this pre Study of Warhol’s art and its meaning. Arthur Danto’s Philosophy of Art. The Wake of Art: Oct 06, Debra Komar rated it liked it. You still need to have a good knowledge of art history and modern art, though.

Contents The Window at Bonwits. Want to Read saving…. This entry has no external links. This is a very short book with some black and white illustrations.

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Sign in Create an account. 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.

Andy Warhol Arthur C. Light reading about Andy Warhol’s life. Effective History and the End of Art: Beyond the Brillo Box: Well, first of all Danto is a good writer, and he points out what makes Warhol an interesting artist – a great one in fact.


No keywords specified fix it. Danto is very clear about his sources and what is his opinion or not. 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 athur art.

Account Options Sign in. Aug 26, Tosh rated it really liked it. So, the b Ah another book on Warhol. Foster – – Journal of Aesthetic Education 45 2: This book is not yet featured on Listopia. What’s the difference between an ordinary object and art? 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.

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He is also the art critic for The Nation and an editor for the Journal of Philosophy. It was novel in the sixties anfy 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: Then again, I was never really much of a fan of Danto to begin with. In a work of great wisdom and insight, art critic and philosopher Arthur Danto delivers a compact, masterful tour of Andy Warhol’s personal, artistic, and philosophical transformations.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Danto traces the evolution of abdy pop artist, including his early reception, relationships with artists such as Jasper Jonathan Gilmore – unknown. Diarmuid Costello – – British Journal of Aesthetics 44 4: Triin rated it really liked it Oct 26, So this was a great little read-in-one-day introduction.


Jan 19, Giovana added it. Warhol was an early adopter in commenting through his art on this prefab culture and capitalist economy behind it.

Edit this record Mark as duplicate Export citation Find it on Scholar Request removal from index Translate to english Revision history. Danto suggests that “what makes him an American icon is that his subject andu is always something that the ordinary American understands: Return to Book Page.

By Danto, Arthur C. Sometimes good ideas are shocking, but not everything that shocks is good, I guess. Started a while ago, and finally finished it. Pop Culture in Arthkr. Danto and Gadamer wrhol the Crisis of Anti-Aestheticism. This book raised Andy Warhol’s importance to art in my eyes.

However, the writing is pretty loose and episodic. Danto’s survey of Warhol’s work was written ady the uninitiated and those who are maybe familiar with Warhol’s work, but might lack knowledge of the historical context into which his work was born.

Warhol’s fifteen minutes are not up. I wouldn’t recommend this to anybody. 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 en Arthur C.

That is probably why it took me so long to finish it.