Andy Warhol: 365 Takes: The Andy Warhol Museum Collection

May 12, 2004|
Andy Warhol: 365 Takes: The Andy Warhol Museum Collection by Staff Of Andy Warhol Museum
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Andy Warhol was one of the most compelling figures of the 20th-century art world whose body of work transformed the landscape of contemporary art. He was also a notorious collector who saved practically everything that came his way. In 1994, seven years after the artist''s death, The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh became the repository not only for a substantial body of his artwork and films, but also for the Time Capsules into which he obsessively deposited a lifetime''s worth of ephemera and personal memorabilia. For this book—created in the same format as Abrams'' best-selling Earth From Above: 365 Days—the museum has gathered highlights of its collection. Illustrated with almost 400 objects, from paintings to party invitations, the volume also features lively commentaries by the museum''s staff as well as quotes from Warhol''s own irreverent writings. Timed to coincide with the celebration of the museum''s 10-year anniversary, this book will serve as both an introduction to and a handbook for the most extensive collection anywhere of this iconic artist''s work.
Born near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, of immigrant Czech parents, American artist Andy Warhol studied art at the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh. He then worked as a commercial artist in New York City. In the early 1960s, Warhol became the most famous pioneer of "pop art," which used comic books, advertisements, and consumer goods as su...
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Title:Andy Warhol: 365 Takes: The Andy Warhol Museum Collection
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:744 pages, 6.68 X 9.68 X 2.38 in
Shipping dimensions:744 pages, 6.68 X 9.68 X 2.38 in
Published:May 12, 2004
Publisher:Harry N. Abrams
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:13
ISBN - 13:9780810943292

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