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. Former Nation art critic and Columbia philosophy professor emeritus Danto (After the End of Art) argues that Andy Warhol radically redefined.

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He does arhhur claim to hold the universal and absolute truth about Art, or Warhol, or that we should all agree with his point of view. 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. Does Art need to be understood?

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Andy Warhol by Arthur C. Danto

Mar 22, Rena Sherwood rated it liked it Shelves: 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.

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I found the book very helpful. Danto’s survey of Warhol’s work was written for 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. 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 fanto would imagine This short book was a great introduction to Warhol’s life and art.

About the Author Arthur C. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Does Art ne Marvellous book that investigates and analyses the place that Andy Warhol’s work occupies in the World of Art, dznto looks further deeper into its philosophical meaning, of course, as Art.

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. This book raised Andy Warhol’s importance to art in my eyes.

Read more Read less. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Sep 27, Haleigh rated it it was amazing. Sometimes I talk to people who don’t consider themselves art lovers, they conceive of modern art as something of an inside joke. No trivia or quizzes yet. Top Darhol Most recent Top Reviews.

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aryhur You may wind up Googling most of the names in order to figure out what Danto’s trying to describe. Aethur great introduction to Warhol and his significance in the art world, especially for the uninitiated. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The Transfiguration of the Commonplace: Barry rated it really liked it Oct 26, Along the way he asserts that Warhol forced philosophers to redefine art, but goes on to say that he will not discuss this since he has written elsewhere of it.


Phaidon Focus Joseph D. However, the writing is pretty loose and episodic. 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.

Dec 18, Christina rated it did not like it. Probably too many to count. The few illustrations in the book are in black and white and of rather poor quality, but perhaps that is all that is necessary to illustrate Warhol’s work.

Write a customer review. 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.