In appreciating Andy Warhol's body of work, one is constantly awed by its sheer volume-there is always something new to see. This catalogue raisonne, updated from previous editions with 500 new images, comes a step closer to defining the prodigious pop artist's legacy in a medium he re-imagined for modern times, printmaking, and which was central to his life's work. Numerous of his most famous images can be found here, including the electric chair and Marilyn Monroe, along with reams of ephemera that bear testament to the artist's restless, experimental, rarely uninteresting energy. There are t-shirts and advertisements, commissioned portraits and shopping bags, generally rendered in Warhol's signature palette of hot, citrus-y colors. Images of gems, sunsets and historical figures refine our concept of not only the artist, but of the times in which he lived as well. With well-turned essays by Arthur Danto and Donna De Salvo, this document will be required reading for all Warhol scholars and fascinating material for anyone interested in the course of 20th century art.
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