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Like Andy Warhol

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  • Author:
    FLATLEY Jonathan
  • ISBN:
    9780226505572
  • Publication Date:
    07/12/2017
  • Edition:
    1
  • Pages:
    274
  • Binding:
    Hardback
  • Publisher:
    University of Chicago Press
  • Country of Publication:
Like Andy Warhol
Like Andy Warhol

Like Andy Warhol

Regular price $96.00
Unit price
per
  • Author:
    FLATLEY Jonathan
  • ISBN:
    9780226505572
  • Publication Date:
    07/12/2017
  • Edition:
    1
  • Pages:
    274
  • Binding:
    Hardback
  • Publisher:
    University of Chicago Press
  • Country of Publication:
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    Scholarly considerations of Andy Warhol abound, including very fine catalogues raisonne, notable biographies, and essays in various exhibition catalogues and anthologies. But nowhere is there an in-depth scholarly examination of Warhol's oeuvre as a whole until now. Jonathan Flatley's Like Andy Warhol is a revelatory look at the artist's likeness-producing practices, not only reflected in his famous Campbell's soup cans and Marilyn Monroe silkscreens, but across Warhol's whole range of interests including movies, drag queens, boredom, and his sprawling collections. Flatley shows us that Warhol's art is an illustration of the artist's own talent for "liking." He argues that there is in Warhol's productions a utopian impulse, an attempt to imagine new, queer forms of emotional attachment and affiliation, and to transform the world into a place where these forms find a new home. Like Andy Warhol is not just the best full-length critical study of Warhol in print, it is also an instant classic of queer theory.

    Featured in the January 2018 Creative Newsletter.
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Scholarly considerations of Andy Warhol abound, including very fine catalogues raisonne, notable biographies, and essays in various exhibition catalogues and anthologies. But nowhere is there an in-depth scholarly examination of Warhol's oeuvre as a whole until now. Jonathan Flatley's Like Andy Warhol is a revelatory look at the artist's likeness-producing practices, not only reflected in his famous Campbell's soup cans and Marilyn Monroe silkscreens, but across Warhol's whole range of interests including movies, drag queens, boredom, and his sprawling collections. Flatley shows us that Warhol's art is an illustration of the artist's own talent for "liking." He argues that there is in Warhol's productions a utopian impulse, an attempt to imagine new, queer forms of emotional attachment and affiliation, and to transform the world into a place where these forms find a new home. Like Andy Warhol is not just the best full-length critical study of Warhol in print, it is also an instant classic of queer theory.

Featured in the January 2018 Creative Newsletter.
To receive this newsletter regularly please email us with your name and contact details.