Andy Warhol, 1928-1987: Commerce Into Art (Basic Art) by Klaus Honnef

By Klaus Honnef

Andy Warhol is well-known this day because the most crucial exponent of the Pop paintings stream. He overturned the normal figuring out of artwork and put in its stead an idea that retracts the uniqueness of the artist. Warhol used to be a severe observer of yankee society, exposing his compatriots' consumerism in his work ("Campbell-" and "Brillo" series), in addition to their fascination for sensational journalism. In 1963 Warhol based his "Factory" in ny, actually a manufactory of principles and paintings, which inspired movie within the Sixties, released the influential journal "Interview" within the past due Seventies, and in addition produced Warhol's personal paintings: Warhol conceived the assumption, and a "worker" in his manufacturing unit carried it out. The paintings remained (consciously) unsigned - a truth which however did not anything to decrease Warhol's popularity. He as soon as complained that wealthy New Yorkers may willingly cling his "Electric Chain" of their residing rooms - so long as its colors co-ordinated with the wallpaper and draperies.

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Throughout her life Brooks remained strongly committed to teaching about the power of poetry and to encouraging young writers. 56 © Bettmann/Corbis LEARN MORE! READ THESE ARTICLES… MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. (VOLUME 4) • LITERATURE (VOLUME 3) UNITED STATES: A YOUNG AND POWERFUL NATION (VOLUME 9) G W E N D O LY N B R O O K S DID YOU ★ KNOW? Gwendolyn Brooks, wh o helped s many youn o g poets he rself, was helped by others whe n she was The African young. American p oe Weldon Joh nson and L ts James angston Hu personally ghes urged her to read an write poetr d y.

She included many of her great poems in the letters she wrote. She also wrote or copied poems into little booklets that she made by sewing pages together. For the time in which she lived, Dickinson’s poems were unusual. Most of them are about familiar things such as love and friendship, nature and death. But her rhymes are often not quite exact, and some of her poems are like a puzzle. But many people find great beauty and truth in her words. Her poems are especially remarkable in how strong an effect they have, even though they’re usually very brief.

S. That city would play a major part in the life Brooks was and work of this important American poet. She started writing the first African American poet to poetry when she was barely 7 years old. By the time she a) win the Nobel Prize. was in her early teens, her writing had begun appearing b) be published in the in magazines. United States. Brooks, an African American, attended what was then c) win the Pulitzer Prize. the leading high school for white children in Chicago. This was very unusual for the time.

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