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Andy Warhol, 1928-1987: Commerce Into Art (Basic Art) by Klaus Honnef

By Klaus Honnef

Andy Warhol is well-known at the present time because the most vital exponent of the Pop artwork stream. He overturned the conventional realizing of paintings and put in its stead an idea that retracts the uniqueness of the artist. Warhol used to be a severe observer of yankee society, exposing his compatriots' consumerism in his work ("Campbell-" and "Brillo" series), in addition to their fascination for sensational journalism. In 1963 Warhol based his "Factory" in big apple, actually a manufactory of principles and paintings, which prompted movie within the Nineteen Sixties, released the influential journal "Interview" within the past due Seventies, and likewise produced Warhol's personal art: Warhol conceived the assumption, and a "worker" in his manufacturing unit carried it out. The paintings remained (consciously) unsigned - a truth which however did not anything to decrease Warhol's popularity. He as soon as complained that wealthy New Yorkers might willingly grasp his "Electric Chain" of their dwelling rooms - so long as its colors co-ordinated with the wallpaper and draperies.

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Museo Británico. Los Cuentos, compuestos hace más de 4000 años por pueblos del cercano Oriente - Babilonios, Asirios, Hititas y Cananeos- fueron encontrados recién a fines del siglo XIX en Nínive, última capital de Asiria. VIII DE SIGNOS DENOTATIVOS 60 Lea Lublin Signos ópticos para los que no saben leer Lea Lublin, argentina. Signos ópticos para los que no saben leer 1990. Expuestos en la muestra The Bride of the Sun, Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Amberes. Los suyos son signos inventados a partir de un Objeto misteriosamente perdido de Marcel Duchamp.

Tintoretto Leda J. R. Tintoretto, veneciano. Leda siglo XVI. Galleria Uffizi, Firenze. Se cuenta que el Dios griego Zeus se enamoró de Leda y, para seducirla, tomó forma de Ganso, a la vista de una criada que contempla la inusitada escena, sorprendida. 39 Anónimo La dame à la Licorne. La vue La dame à la Licorne, fin de siglo XV. La vue. Musée Cluny, Paris. Es un panel de la mitad de los tapices que quedaron luego de la venta, décadas atrás, a EEUU. La anécdota cuenta que cierta Dama, en un ambiente bucólico, manifiesta su inclinación amorosa hacia un animal fantástico: el Unicornio.

49 Marino Marini Caballo Marino Marini, italiano. Caballo 1958. En esta ocasión, el artista resuelve la Figura ecuestre con el dibujo, que tiene un ritmo independiente al del color herrumbre, informal, aplicado a brochazos, sobre fondo negro liso, mientras 'un gesto humanizado' distingue a esta figura equina. 50 Anónimo bizantino I quattro cavalli Anónimo Bizantino, I quattro cavalli. Esculturas ecuestres bizantinas de bronce lustrado, con partes de óxido turquesa por el paso de los años, están instaladas hoy en la fachada Oeste de la Basílica de San Marco.

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