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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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. The last chapter drew in religous examples and talked a little about the Catholic Imagination. dantoo

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Andy Warhol by Arthur C. Danto

You may wind up Googling most of the names in order to figure out what Danto’s trying to describe. No keywords specified fix it. Yale University Press Amazon. 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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Foster – – Journal of Aesthetic Education 45 2: Danto’s Argument for Art for Our Sake. Here is where Warhol’s vision has gone. Jul 27, Peter Mcloughlin rated it really liked it Shelves: Witness who is in the white house right now and reality TV that created him. This entry has no external links.

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In pursuit of this narrative Danto also omits any mention of the brilliant work Warhol did with Jean-Michel Basquiat in the s or his Rorschach paintings and Polaroids of the s, choosing to focus only on what Warhol termed “business art” — art, such as commissioned portraits and dollar sign paintings, that celebrated and enacted business practice.

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.

Ddanto makes something become art? By focusing on Warhol’s art, and dnto 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.

Though the book is not a biographical work, it touches on all the important aspects of Warhol’s life. Warhoo began teaching at Columbia University in and has been a professor since Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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The Window at Bonwits. Ah another book on Warhol. It’s a short, engaging read and will leave you 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. A wonderful summation of the basic philosophy of Warhol.

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Study of Warhol’s art and its meaning. Danto suggests that “what makes him an American icon is that his subject matter is always something that the ordinary American understands: You still need to have a good knowledge of art history and modern art, though. Nov 07, fleegan rated it liked it Shelves: Sometimes I talk to people who don’t consider themselves art lovers, they conceive of modern art as something of an inside joke. 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.

Intention and Interpretation in Aesthetics. It is Danto’s revelation of this novel philosophy that gives his book genuine merit. Michael Gerald Lafferty – unknown.

I wouldn’t recommend this to anybody. Warhol achieved this by conceiving of works that embodied the answers to a series of philosophical puzzles surrounding the nature of art. Danto’s assessment raises the obvious in Warhol’s work, essentially that it raised questions of what art is and what it is not.

Sally Adler rated it it was amazing Jul 26, My library Help Advanced Book Search. 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.