chapter  13
19 Pages

The birth of postmodernism: Andy Warhol's perverse aesthetics

In ®nal chapter I will discuss the transition from modern art and the psychology of modern artists to the postmodern arts and beyond, to the wildly diverse art world that exists today. As in earlier chapters I will look broadly at the forces that brought about these changes but most importantly, from a psychoanalytic perspective, the individual psychological dynamics of an important artistic ®gure that I believe played a major role in bringing about change.