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ART or ~ NOT ART?


art, different kinds of art, propaganda, commercial art, social commentary, Edward Hopper, Andy Warhol, Ai Wei Wei, toddler on beach, novels

Can propaganda be ART? When I think of propaganda in art, I immediately think of art from countries with very repressive regimes. On the right, we have the Russian worker proudly producing bombs for the defence of the country. The art is so often in praise of the values which the government wants to promote […]

Warhol ~ How Soup Tins and Celebrities Become Icons.


Andy Warhol, Pop Art, icons, iconography, myth, archetypes, Carl Jung, Joseph Campbell, Sigmund Freud, celebrity, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis, Michael Jackson, crucifix

#Warhol #Myth #Icon #archetype How can a soup tin and a celebrity become an icon in the Pop Art world? POP ART caught fire in the early 1960’s in New York where artists such as Andy Warhol worked. This artist drew upon the surrounding popular culture for his inspiration and subject matter. Commonplace objects such as […]