The First Pop Age

The First Pop Age

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Who branded painting in the Pop age more brazenly than Richard Hamilton, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Gerhard Richter, and Ed Ruscha? And who probed the Pop revolution in image and identity more intensely than they? This book presents an interpretation of Pop art through the work of these Pop Five.Signal characteristics of the tabular picture are already apparent in Hommage. ... Already fragmented, the car is also rotated for display; the headlight and bumper on the right can be read as its front, the fin and ... Yet, fetishistically specific though they are, these parts are composed not only into a coherent picture but also into a near abstraction: if the woman caresses ... 22 Such is the chiasmic tabulation performed by Hamilton: a car is (like) a female body, a female body is ( like) a car, anbsp;...

Title:The First Pop Age
Author:Hal Foster
Publisher:Princeton University Press - 2014-02-23


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