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How Andy Warhol Predicted Social Media In 1969

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Did Andy Warhol predict Social Media? I think so. Take a look and let me know what you think.


NEWDA presentation, 6/2012

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How Andy Warhol Predicted Social Media In 1969

  1. 1. How Andy Warholpredicted social mediain 1969
  2. 2. Who was Andy Warhol? Andy Warhol was the leader of the Pop Art movement in the United States .
  3. 3. Who was Andy Warhol? 1928: Born 1949: BFA in Pictorial Design 1950: Commercial Art in NY 1960: Made 1st Pop Art Painting 1964: Opened his studio “The Factory” 1969: Co-founded Interview Magazine 1987: Died
  4. 4. What Is Pop Art? Pop Art is inspired by popular culture — such as movies, comic books, advertising. Pop Art is rendered using commercial art techniques— such as silk-screening. Pop Art is mass-produced making it less about the artist’s ability and more about the art.
  5. 5. What is Social Media? Social Media makes user-generated content easy, everyone is an artist, writer or producer Social Media platforms allow anyone to share content to the masses via the Internet Social Media is all about participation, if a lot of us “like” something it goes viral.
  6. 6. What did the critics “Say”? The artists (writers or producers) are not formally trained The artists (writers or producers) do not use proper techniques Pop Art (Social Media) brings down the value of professional work
  7. 7. How Andy Warhol predicted Social Media? In the future everybody will be world famous for fifteen minutes.
  8. 8. What was media like in 1969?
  9. 9. What was media like in 1979?
  10. 10. What was media like in 1996?
  11. 11. What is media like now?
  12. 12. How Andy Warhol predicted Social Media? Dont pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.
  13. 13. How Andy Warhol predicted Social Media? I think everybody should like everybody.
  14. 14. How Andy Warhol predicted Social Media? When I got my first television set, I stopped caring so much about having close relationships.
  15. 15. How Andy Warhol predicted Social Media? I never read, I just look at pictures.
  16. 16. How Andy Warhol predicted Social Media? I am a deeply superficial person.
  17. 17. How Andy Warhol predicted Social Media? Isnt life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves?
  18. 18. How Andy Warhol predicted Social Media? It’s not what you are that counts, it’s what they think you are.
  19. 19. How Andy Warhol predicted Social Media? I’m bored with that line. I never use it anymore. My new line is “In 15 minutes everybody will be famous.”
  20. 20. What do you think?Did Andy Warholpredict social media?

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