Pop: The Genius of Andy Warhol

Paperback | September 19, 2013

byTony Scherman

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Pop: The Genius of Andy Warhol is a groundbreaking reassessment of the most influential and controversial American artist of the second half of the 20th century. Writers Tony Scherman and David Dalton disentangle the myths of the great pop artist from the man he truly was, and offer a vivid, entertaining, and provocative look at Warhol’s personal and artistic evolution. Drawing on brand new sources—including extensive new interviews and insight from those who knew him best—Pop offers the most dynamic, comprehensive portrait ever written of the man who changed the way we see the world.

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Pop: The Genius of Andy Warhol is a groundbreaking reassessment of the most influential and controversial American artist of the second half of the 20th century. Writers Tony Scherman and David Dalton disentangle the myths of the great pop artist from the man he truly was, and offer a vivid, entertaining, and provocative look at Warhol...

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To his critics, he was the cynical magus of a movement that debasedhigh art and reduced it to a commodity. To his admirers, he was the mostimportant artist since Picasso. As the quintessential Pop artist, Andy Warhol razed the barrier between high and low culture.Pop disentangles the myths of Warhol from the man he truly was, offering ...

Tony Scherman is the author ofBackbeat: Earl Palmer's Story, which won a 2000 ASCAP Deems Taylor Award for excellence in music writing. He was an editor atMusicianandAudioand a contributing editor atLife; he has written about art, music, American history, and American culture for dozens of publications, including theNew York Times Maga...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 8.8 × 5.9 × 1.5 inPublished:September 19, 2013Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060936630

ISBN - 13:9780060936631

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“A comprehensive reappraisal. . . . Both an indelible portrait of the artist as a weird young man and an elegant survey of one of the most vital and revolutionary periods in American popular culture-a richly detailed, kaleidoscopic treat.”