See also: [Ab-ex (abstract expressionism)]
[Pop Art () ()]
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I think that Warhol's work as an artist is one of the most
important landmarks in modern art for several reasons.
First the idea of repetition (first hinted at when Marcel Duchamp
was struck by the absurdity of the "pop" versions of
the Mona Lisa) that we are used to in this time, at
the time when Warhol was working the idea of "media blitz"
didn't even have a name. Much of his genius was to
recognize that much of the imagery that we are surrounded
with has no MESSAGE other than itself.
See: [Marshall McLuhan page]