POPism has ratings and 90 reviews. 7jane said: This is a good introduction to books produced by Andy Warhol because it’s light tone and optimism, i. Although the paintings of Andy Warhol are famous for a flatness whose paradoxical depth and nuance speaks volumes about our age, one would expect that. A new Russian edition of the bestselling memoir by Andy Warhol and his friend and biographer Pat Hackett. In POPism: The Warhol Sixties, the artist and his.

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I learned that the point of Andy Warhol’s paintings were the repetition and the packaging of everyday things in our lives.

A controversial figure during his lifetime his work was often derided by critics as a hoax, or “put-on”Warhol has been the subject of numerous retrospective exhibitions, books, feature and documentary films since his death in To nady her a heroine of radical feminism Dec 22, Vincent wxrhol it it was amazing Shelves: Views Read Edit View history. The book is rich with details about fashion of that decade and who wore it first, and best.

The novel a, the Andy Warhol diaries. His best defense against it, to me, is when he seems genuinely enthusiastic not necessarily in a “peppy” way- just meaning strongly drawn to certain things, opinionated about liking something.

I took copious notes on artists, writers, fashion designers, dancers, models and musicians to Google and films to see, etc, etc. Why not Things still to consume to get a deeper understanding: That said, there are parts of the book that I have enjoyed. Saying and doing radical things in a conservative format vs. Don’t Mind If I Do. As he dies, and then is brought back from death. On Sitting for a Portrait by Lucian Freud.


POPism: The Warhol Sixties

Women who buck violently against men who control them in a dangerous way, in theory I support it, but to hear Andy tell it they hardly knew each other, and she demolishes the benefit of the doubt, for me, when she calls him up and threatens to try again unless he gets her on Johnny Carson.

His role as an observer suddenly comes to an end in when one of the lost souls who had been on the fringes of the Factory world visits Warhol in his studio and shoots him several times.

I adored every word of this book and found myself agreeing with so many warhlo Warhol’s sensibilities, like I was hanging out with a good anvy. Although so shy in interviews that sarhol often dressed up doppelgangers to go in his place, he was incredibly insightful and perceptive.

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Everything is easier for guys than for girls The end of the book is abrupt and enunciates well a feeling I have about the 60s, related to what my mom talked about: Rec This is a good introduction to books produced by Andy Warhol because it’s light tone and optimism, interesting details and how easy it is to read.

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Maybe this comes later in the book, and maybe one day I will find out.

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Email required Address never made public. Sep 28, Lauren added it. Which can be dismissed as popsm the superficial prattle of the out-of-touch elitist that Warhol often pretended to be, or embraced as the spot-on insight that there was a fundamental change about to hit America — made by someone very aware of what the products people use say about them.

View all 5 comments. I have no doubt Warhol has interesting and waruol things to say about various topics.

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Warhol’s oft repeated quote about everything becoming more “pop” as he drove west, for example. In the detached, back-fence gossip style he was famous for, Warhol tells all—the ultimate inside story of a decade of cultural revolution.

The approachable persona that shows through in this book demonstrates the same qualities that make his art among the most popular and accessible art of all time. Up until POPism, I would never have popizm the two seemingly, radically different artists knew each other.

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