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From 1982 to 1987, Andy Warhol made 503 works composed of black-and-white photographic prints stitched together with thread. These works are indebted to his earlier repetitive silkscreen paintings and are also the result of lifelong photographic exploration and a prolific decade when the artist shot over 124,000 frames. This book is the first scholarly monograph to interpret Warhol's enigmatic photographic series. Contextualizing them within the history of photography and the art world of the 1980s, William Ganis demonstrates how Warhol manipulates the tenets of modern art photography to create ambiguity in the perception of the images. Subverting the objectivity of photography by making viewers aware of photographic mediation through multiples of images, Warhol paradoxically made unique objects in his many photographic series. They also form part of Warhol's media machinations, through which Warhol conflated and complicated painting, printmaking, drawing, and photography.

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From 1982 to 1987, Andy Warhol made 503 works composed of black-and-white photographic prints stitched together with thread. These works are indebted to his earlier repetitive silkscreen paintings and are also the result of lifelong photographic exploration and a prolific decade when the artist shot over 124,000 frames. This book is the first scholarly monograph to interpret Warhol's enigmatic series.

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The first scholarly monograph to interpret Warhol??'s enigmatic photographic series of stitched photographs.

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Between 1982 and 1987 Andy Warhol created 503 works composed of black-and-white photographic prints stitched together with thread. Indebted to his earlier silkscreen paintings, these works were also the result of lifelong photographic exploration and a prolific decade when the artist shot over 124,000 frames. In an effort to interpret Warhol's enigmatic photographic series, this study contextualizes them within the history of photography and the art world of the 1980s. William Ganis demonstrates how Warhol manipulates the tenets of modern art photography to create ambiguity in the perception of the images.

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ISBN:
9780521823357
Editor:
Kuspit, Donald
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Kuspit, Donald
Author:
Ganis, William
Author:
Kuspit, Donald
Author:
Ganis, William V.
Location:
Cambridge, England
Subject:
General
Subject:
Individual Photographer
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Photography, Artistic
Subject:
Warhol, Andy
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
History - Contemporary (1945- )
Subject:
Warhol, Andy, --1928-1987--Criticism and inte
Subject:
Individual Photographers - General
Subject:
Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Warhol, Andy - Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Photography-Photographers
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Contemporary Artists and Their Critics
Series Volume:
6
Publication Date:
20040631
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
206
Dimensions:
10.00x6.92x.65 in. 1.32 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , From 1982 to 1987, Andy Warhol made 503 works composed of black-and-white photographic prints stitched together with thread. These works are indebted to his earlier repetitive silkscreen paintings and are also the result of lifelong photographic exploration and a prolific decade when the artist shot over 124,000 frames. This book is the first scholarly monograph to interpret Warhol's enigmatic series.
"Synopsis" by , The first scholarly monograph to interpret Warhol??'s enigmatic photographic series of stitched photographs.
"Synopsis" by , Between 1982 and 1987 Andy Warhol created 503 works composed of black-and-white photographic prints stitched together with thread. Indebted to his earlier silkscreen paintings, these works were also the result of lifelong photographic exploration and a prolific decade when the artist shot over 124,000 frames. In an effort to interpret Warhol's enigmatic photographic series, this study contextualizes them within the history of photography and the art world of the 1980s. William Ganis demonstrates how Warhol manipulates the tenets of modern art photography to create ambiguity in the perception of the images.
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