By Klaus Honnef

Andy Warhol is famous at the present time because the most vital exponent of the Pop artwork stream. He overturned the conventional knowing of artwork and positioned in its stead an idea that retracts the uniqueness of the artist. Warhol used to be a severe observer of yank 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 manhattan, actually a manufactory of rules and paintings, which motivated movie within the Sixties, released the influential journal "Interview" within the past due Nineteen Seventies, and likewise produced Warhol's personal paintings: 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 attractiveness. He as soon as complained that wealthy New Yorkers may willingly hold his "Electric Chain" of their dwelling rooms - so long as its shades co-ordinated with the wallpaper and draperies.

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Pietá 1930... Realizada en la Técnica preferida por el artista -yeso cocido-, consigna un Cristo casi yaciente asistido por ángeles que lo sostienen con tanta ternura, que viene a mí el recuerdo la siguiente imagen. 43 Giovanni di Paolo Madonna col Bambino Giovanni di Paolo, sienés. Madonna col Bambino siglo XV. Curiosa Maternidad por el avance de una actitud amorosa entre los protagonistas, en un juego de ocres aplicados en triangularidad, que muestra la inédita fuerte inclusión de un paisaje con raras arboledas y extrañas construcciones montañosas.

Será este último color una alusión al sacrificio de animales? 31 Robert Morris Instalación Robert Morris, norteamericano. Instalación 1979. Tibor de Nagy Gallery. Su inspiración puede haber surgido de un misterio, no develado todavía, de un Monumento Megalítico Prehistórico. 32 Anónimo Bisonte de Altamira Bisonte de Altamira. Cueva de Altamira, Santander, España. Según recuerda Herbert Read, una visión puede separarse de la percepción, conservarse en la memoria y, si se desea, fijarla en imagen.

Argentino. Pintura cosmológica, perteneciente a la Serie de los '80. Sus pinturas denotan ritmos circulares en líneas de puntos sobre los cuales circulan signos 'X', y ciertas órbitas circunscriben superficies de color que formalizan y combinan amarillos, rojos, azules, simulando una navegación sin destino preciso, como migración de Cromosomas que nos brindan Información genética de los seres vivos. 63 Gruta de Ariège Neolítico, Francia A estos otros figurantes ¿los asocia con imágenes Contemporáneas de abstracción ideativa?

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