Day: 14 November 2021

Review:  In Contemporary Art a Very Short Introduction

November 14, 2021

© 2021 Publisher, Oxford University Press In Contemporary Art: A Very Short Introduction, Julian Stallabrass argues that street artist Banksy uses his celebrity to create great market value; however, his work by traditional critical analysis is simple, clichéd, not real art but relies on advertising techniques.  This is part of contemporary’s art being controlled and […]

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Review: Andy Warhol at the AGO

November 14, 2021

The Mega Show, Andy Warhol ran recently at the @AGOtoronto.  After succeeding as a successful commercial illustrator, Warhol exhibited his work in several galleries in the 1950s,and was criticized  as selling out by some but was seen by others as an influential and controversial pop artist, film director and producer.  He took advantage and promoted […]

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