This course will
introduce you to the life and work of Andy Warhol, one of the world’s most
famous artists. It will:
why Warhol has international standing both within and beyond the art establishment;
how artistic worth and value is constructed and attributed;
some of Warhol’s main thematic concerns and major creative innovations;
Position Warhol in relation to major artistic movements of the 20th
century (Dada, minimalism, Pop Art, structuralism, etc).
This course has been
developed as part of the ARTIST ROOMS research partnership between the
University of Edinburgh, Tate, and the National Galleries of Scotland. It is delivered by staff and teaching assistants based in History of Art and the School of Design at Edinburgh College of Art.