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Warhol

An introduction to the life and work of Andy Warhol, one of the world’s most famous artists, through exploration of five thematic framings of his life and career: celebrity, sex, money, death and time.

This course will introduce you to the life and work of Andy Warhol, one of the world’s most famous artists. It will:

  • Explore why Warhol has international standing both within and beyond the art establishment;
  • Examine how artistic worth and value is constructed and attributed;
  • Interrogate some of Warhol’s main thematic concerns and major creative innovations;
  • Position Warhol in relation to major artistic movements of the 20th century (Dada, minimalism, Pop Art, structuralism, etc).

This course is run by Dr Glyn Davis.

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