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Like Andy Warhol

by Flatley, Jonathan,

Format: Print Book 2017
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction N6537.W28 F58 2017
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  N6537.W28 F58 2017
 
 
Northland Public Library Nonfiction 709.2 F61
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Nonfiction
 
Call Number  709.2 F61
 
 
Summary
Scholarly considerations of Andy Warhol abound, including very fine catalogues raisonné, 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.
Additional Information
Subjects Warhol, Andy, -- 1928-1987.
Warhol, Andy, -- 1928-1987 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Publisher Chicago :2017
Language English
Description 274 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780226505572
022650557X
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