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Warhols Nature Chad Alligood

Warhols Nature

Chad Alligood

Published August 30th 2015
ISBN : 9781857599848
Paperback
64 pages
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This fully illustrated book explores Andy Warhols lifelong engagement with natureFeatures some of Andy Warhols most famous and iconic worksAccompanies an exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art from 4 July to 5 October 2015Explore AndyMoreThis fully illustrated book explores Andy Warhols lifelong engagement with natureFeatures some of Andy Warhols most famous and iconic worksAccompanies an exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art from 4 July to 5 October 2015Explore Andy Warhols surprising, lifelong engagement with nature as subject matter for his artistic practice. While he was well known for his responsiveness to popular culture and advertising, Warhol simultaneously engaged with the natural world through his work, depicting landscapes, flora, and fauna in innovative and surprising ways. Accompanying the exhibition Warhols Nature, organized by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and featuring works drawn primarily from the collections of the Andy Warhol Museum, this fully illustrated book covers every decade of the Pop icons long career, from his earliest drawings as a commercial illustrator through his later paintings of flowers and wildlife. Gain fresh perspective on artworks like Warhols Self-Portrait in his infamous fright wig overlaid with camouflage, the iconic Flowers series of the 1960s, rarely seen photographs, and more. Essays by Warhol scholars and experts offer further insight into this understudied yet vitally important strain of the artists career.