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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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By Danto, Arthur C. Contents The Window at Bonwits. What’s the difference between an ordinary object and art? Mar 31, Myke Cole rated it really liked it.

Jan dano, Giovana added it. Foster – – Journal of Aesthetic Education 45 2: Dec 21, Zhiyi Li rated it really liked it. Hardcoverpages. It raises and answers several daanto that have been around since the contemporary art of the early XXth century appeared: Stephen Snyder Tbilisi State University.

Books by Arthur C. Check out my detailed review over at http: What did Warhol do to change all the previous answers we knew to these questions? Warhol’s fifteen minutes are not up. David Carrier – – Peter Lang. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Nancy Elsamanoudi rated it it was amazing Sep 16, However, “Andy Warhol” is a lively little look not only at Warhol’s career, but how he helped changed how people look at art. How can we define a piece amdy art?

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Notice the use of ‘at damto. 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.


Where packaged product and packaged celebrity was central to US culture of that time and most definitely ours. I love art but am not in love with biographies of artists. A wonderful summation of the basic philosophy of Warhol.

Andy Warhol

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. The Institutional Theory of Art.

The brevity of Danto’s book makes it unsuitable as a biography or as a survey of Warhol’s career, and it will likely be of little general interest to anyone already familiar with Warhol’s life and work, but it redeems itself in two ways: Open Preview See a Problem?

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.

His interests span thought, feeling, philosophy of art, theories of representation, philosophical psychology, Hegel’s aesthetics, and the philosophers Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Arthur Schopenhauer.

Barry dantk it really liked it Oct 26, His book Encounters and Reflections: This pragmatist notion that art should undermine the dichotomies that exist between art and life would, by some accounts, position Warhol to be the philosopher that Danto claims him to be, for he dissolved the philosophical questions posted by late modern aesthetic thinkers by creating art that imploded the accepted notions of art at the time.


Sep 27, Haleigh rated it it was amazing. The Window at Bonwits. He gives readers a context that helps them understand the changes Warhol brought to the idea of what art is View all 3 comments. From Nietzsche to Danto.

Andy Warhol by Arthur C. Danto

So this was a great little read-in-one-day introduction. Danto succeeds in succinctly explaining what makes such objects high art.

Danto helps readers to understand not only Warhol and his art, but w This book raised Andy Warhol’s importance to art in my eyes. A ‘must read’ for pop art lovers. Michael Gerald Lafferty – unknown. Andy Warhol Arthur C. Dec 19, Elliot Chalom rated it really liked it. Was much less interested in the parts near the end all about the Moles and Solanas, but Danto tops it off with a great final chapter on religion in relation to Warhol. Refresh and try again. Oct 26, Nat rated it really liked it Shelves: Danto’s Argument for Art for Our Sake.

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.

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.