Landscape of Signs
Annotated Bibliographies have been graded. Please review comments and feedback in preparation for writing your Visual Analysis, which is due on Canvas, Monday, October 26.
Robert Rauschenberg, Mother of God, c. 1950.











Just What Is It That Makes Today's Homes So Different So Appealing

Richard Hamilton, Just what is it that makes today's homes so different, so appealing? 1956.

Roy Lichtenstein Ohhh... Alright..., 1964 piece and talk about the interview with GR Swenson where Roy calls pop art, "industrial painting."











Student Breakout rooms to discuss
"Warhol's Bleak Prophecy"

1. Complete identification of an artwork

2. Description of a work of art

3. Identify an art historical methodology in use; what is the methodology?

4. Identify the writer's thesis

5. Identify the writer's conclusion
Robert Frank, Rodeo- New York City, 1955 - 1956.











32 Campbell's Soup Cans
Andy Warhol, 32 Campbell's Soup Cans, 1961 - 1962. Synthetic polymer (acrylic) paint on canvas.











Brillo boxes
Andy Warhol, Brillo Boxes, 1963. Reproduced 1969.











Pop Art was Anti-Greenbergian Formalism
  • Openly disdained Ab Ex celebration of the individual
  • Embraced low art and kitsch
  • Rejected the preciousness of the painting
Andy Warhol in The Factory silkscreening Brillo Box












Sold for $100 each in 1962

Warhol's Soup Cans at the Ferus Gallery in Los Angeles











Campbell's Soup Ad, c. 1905.











Brillo Pad ad
Campbell's Soup ad, 1940s











Semiotics for Beginners