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CGES | From the Silver Platter to the Factory: Libidinal Economies in Early Andy Warhol
November 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Prof. Sebastian Egenhofer (Art History, University of Vienna) will present a talk on the transition between Warhol’s advertisements for the I. Miller shoe company and his first paintings—the black and white Advertisement paintings and his first silkscreens. Prof. Egenhofer will show how the formal transformations between the newspaper advertisements and the paintings are systematically linked to the difference between the socioeconomic position of the graphic designer and that of the painter as ‘autonomous’ artist.
Presented by the UW–Madison Center for German and European Studies, with the support of DAAD: German Academic Exchange Service.