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Viewer of Warhol's Disaster
By laying bare the relationship between commerce and art, Warhol nullified the idea of being a sell out.

The Case for Andy Warhol


James Rosenquist, F-111
This war machine seemed obsolete before it was finished; Rosenquist explains why he painted it with SpaghettiOs.

James Rosenquist, F-111









Andy Warhol, Marilyn Diptych
Warhol used a quasi-mechanical process of silkscreen to reproduce Marilyn Monroe’s familiar face again and again.

Andy Warhol, Marilyn Diptych


(L) Roy Lichtenstein, Girl with a Ball, 1961, oil on canvas, 60 1/4 x 36 1/4" (153 x 91.9 cm) (Museum of Modern Art, New York); (R) Detail of face showing Lichtenstein's painted Benday dots)
Pop seems to glorify popular culture, but a second look reveals a critique of post-war marketing and consumerism.

Pop Art