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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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Light reading about Andy Warhol’s life. Ah another book on Warhol.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. He offers close readings of individual Warhol works, including their social context and philosophical dimensions, key differences with predecessors such as Marcel Duchamp, and parallels with successors like Jeff Koons.

Triin rated it really liked it Oct 26, 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 by Arthur C. Danto

He gives readers a context that helps them understand the changes Warhol brought to the idea of what art is 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. Hugely recommended to any fan of contemporary art and of Warhol and his Factory.


That is probably why it took me so long to finish it. Dec 19, Elliot Chalom rated it really liked it.

Andy Danti Arthur C. 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. He is best known as the influential, long-time art critic for The Nation and for his work in philosophical aesthetics and philosophy of history, though he has contributed significantly to a number of fields.

And it was nice just to sit and read a well-written book on art.

Andy Warhol by Arthur C. Analytical Philosophy of Art.

Andy Warhol

warhhol Oct 06, Debra Komar rated it liked it. The author suggests that anything can be art, but only if an artist intends it to be so.

By focusing on Warhol’s art, and more importantly its reverberations through the global concept of art, rather than on the artist’s life, Danto provides a quick summary that gives philistines like myself a quick grasp on why we should give a damn. 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.

Most importantly in this case: Contents The Window at Bonwits.

Yale University Press Amazon. Started a while arthru, and finally finished it. Jul 27, Peter Mcloughlin rated it really liked it Shelves: 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.


Diarmuid Costello – – British Journal of Aesthetics 44 4: Want to Read saving…. 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.

Andy Warhol – Arthur C. Danto – Google Books

Danto maintains that the internal drive of art leads to the unfolding of art theoretical concepts that ineluctably shift the terrain of world of art. Science Logic and Mathematics. What did Warhol do to change all the previous answers we knew to these questions?

Warhol, as Danto describes him, manifests himself in his art because he had transformed himself, in a way, into an icon of the times.

A wonderful summation of the basic philosophy of Warhol. He began teaching at Columbia University in and has been a professor since