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Pop Life free pdf "Good business is the best art"-- Andy Warhol
Provocative and entertaining, "Pop Life" examines how artists since the 1980s have cultivated their public persona as a product, and conjured a dazzling mix of media, commerce, and glamour to build their own "brands." Beginning with the grandfather of Pop, Andy Warhol, who manufactured mass-produced wares in The Factory in the 1960s, the book explores Jeff Koons' infamous "Made in Heaven" series--showcasing his marriage and sexual relations with Italian porn-star and latter-day politician Illona Staller (aka La Cicciolina)--and his stainless steel "Rabbit" sculpture- an iconic array of golden spot and butterfly paintings from Damien Hirst's recordbreaking 2008 auction- and a reconstruction of Keith Haring's "Pop Shop" in New York. Takashi Murakami's designs for Louis Vuitton are also included, along with works by Richard Prince, Martin Kippenberger, Tracey Emin, and many more.Published to accompany an exhibition at Tate Modern, London, and the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, this fascinating and extensively illustrated book looks at artists who have not only created but also marketed, promoted, and sold their own work.

About Jack Bankowsky

Jack Bankowski is editor at large at "Art Forum." He lives in New York City. Alison Gingeras is a freelance curator and critic and the author of "Jeff Koons" and "Guy Bourdin." She lives in New York City. Catherine Wood is Curator of Contemporary Art

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Author : Jack Bankowsky
Publisher : Tate Publishing
Data Published : 23 November 2009
ISBN : 1854379208
EAN : 9781854379207
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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