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Pop: The Genius of Andy Warhol is a groundbreaking reassessment of the most influential and controversial American artist of the second half of the 20th century. Writers Tony Scherman and David Dalton disentangle the myths of the great pop artist from the man he truly was, and offer a vivid, entertaining, and provocative look at Warhol's personal and artistic evolution. Drawing on brand new sources--including extensive new interviews and insight from those who knew him best--Pop offers the most dynamic, comprehensive portrait ever written of the man who changed the way we see the world.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 509 pages
  • 147.32 x 213.36 x 38.1mm | 612.35g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, color; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0060936630
  • 9780060936631
  • 2,206,322

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To his critics, he was the cynical magus of a movement that debasedhigh art and reduced it to a commodity. To his admirers, he was the mostimportant artist since Picasso. As the quintessential Pop artist, Andy Warhol razed the barrier between high and low culture.

Pop disentangles the myths of Warhol from the man he truly was, offering a vivid, entertaining, and provocative look at the legendary artist's personal and artistic evolution during his most productive and innovative years. It is a dynamic, groundbreaking portrait of the man who changed the way we see the world.
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No stone is left unturned in this insightful, entertaining biography, which also offers a fascinating account of the crazy visionary sixties decade. A must-read, POP is a fun trip into the complex world of the madman plastic inevitable genius that was Andy Warhol. --Robert Heide, playwright"
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153 ratings
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4 44% (67)
3 25% (38)
2 7% (10)
1 2% (3)
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