Tuesday, November 13, 2012

What Would Warhol Say About the Last Election?

After all the votes were cast and counted and even Florida reached a conclusion, the election postmortem flew fast and furious and will continue to whirl until the 2016 presidential election begins, which should be any second now. One precinct, one voice yet to be heard from is that of that most quintessentially modern American artist—Andy Warhol (shown above in one of his many self-portraits). Via a pre-election essay by art historian and poet Carter Ratcliff, we can “hear” Andy’s take on the election and, more importantly, what it means to be an American citizen caught up in the bubbling, 21st century cauldron of the democratic experiment. Please come over to Picture This at Big Think to read more of "What Would Warhol Say About the Last Election?"

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