Warhol

Warhol

eBook - 2012
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As well as being one of the leading figures in the American Pop Art movement, Andy Warhol was a painter, printmaker, occasional sculptor and filmmaker whose work carried on the tradition of Dadaism which questioned the very validity of art itself. In the main he used his images and objects, and the way they are formed, to draw parallels with cultural processes. Thus, by means of a variety of techniques, but principally the choice of images, their visual repetition and pictorial isolation, and the use of colour, Warhol made us doubly aware of contemporary materialism, political manipulation, ec.
Publisher: New York : Parkstone International, 2012.
ISBN: 9781780429601
1780429606
Characteristics: 1 online resource (208 p.)
Contents: Campbell's Soup MulticolouredCow Wallpaper; Marilyn; Chairman Mao; Chairman Mao; Julia Warhola; Skulls; Hammer and Sickle; Shadows; Truman Capote; Eighteen Multi-Colored Marilyns (Reversals Series); Diamond Dust Joseph Beuys; Dollar Signs; Gun; Goethe; Untitled; Sixty Last Suppers; Camouflage Self-Portrait; Untitled [Footprints in Sand]; SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY; BIOGRAPHY; LIST OF PLATES.
THE LIFE; THE MASTERWORKS; Peach Halves; Saturday's Popeye; Before and After; Do It Yourself (Landscape); 32 Soup Cans; Baseball; 192 One-Dollar Bills; Green Coca-Cola Bottles; Big Torn Campbell's Soup Can; Red Elvis; Triple Elvis; Marilyn Diptych; Gold Marilyn; Marilyn Monroe's Lips; Optical Car Crash; Red Race Riot; Suicide; Tunafish Disaster; Five Deaths Seventeen Times in Black and White; Orange Car Crash Ten Times; Ethel Scull 36 Times; Mona Lisa; Blue Electric Chair; Atomic Bomb; Elvis I and II; The American Man
Watson Powell; Most Wanted Men; Brillo Boxes; Flowers; Jackie.
Summary: As well as being one of the leading figures in the American Pop Art movement, Andy Warhol was a painter, printmaker, occasional sculptor and filmmaker whose work carried on the tradition of Dadaism which questioned the very validity of art itself. In the main he used his images and objects, and the way they are formed, to draw parallels with cultural processes. Thus, by means of a variety of techniques, but principally the choice of images, their visual repetition and pictorial isolation, and the use of colour, Warhol made us doubly aware of contemporary materialism, political manipulation, ec.

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