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).