Andy Warhol is everywhere these days. Turns out, he may be literally everywhere if an imminent, mammoth auction of his work goes forward. Alice Wang '15 tells you why this isn't a good thing and foresees the final demise of the pop art legend.
The History of Art Majors' Society's exhibit, Bodies Unbound: The Classical and Grotesque, recently opened at The Johnson Museum, blurring and reconstructing the definitions of classical and grotesque.
What is art? What makes something good or bad, and who decides?
These are some of the underlying debates in art analysis.
We all like to think that we judge art by what we see — technique, composition, subject matter and use of color — but most of the time, the reputation of the artist plays a huge role in framing our view of a work of art.
Life magazine’s inaugural issue was published on Nov. 23, 1936, just four months after the start of the Spanish Civil War. For the first few weeks of its existence, the pages Life dedicated to the war in Spain were astoundingly few, especially relative to the coverage domestic and other foreign affairs received. As Life boomed and the war raged on, the magazine claimed to present a balanced account of the conflict but in reality — notably in photography — favored the fascist Nationalist forces.