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December 2012

Regarding Warhol

by Mario Naves

On Pop art, Warhol's legacy, and a new show at the Met.


Andy Warhol, Self-Portrait and Self-Portrait (1967), Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Friends of Modern Art Fund © 2012 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; images courtsey of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Whatever else you can say about it, “Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years” provides confirmation of a literary adage.1 Until recently, the aphorism “Art is what you can get away with” h ...

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Mario Naves is an artist and critic who live and works in New York City.


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This article originally appeared in The New Criterion, Volume 31 December 2012, on page 39

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