How Andy Warhol foreshadowed our compulsive romance with technology | Curio

How Andy Warhol foreshadowed our compulsive romance with technology

15 mins | Mar 15, 2020

How the artist foreshadowed our compulsive romance with technology. Beneath his stylish veneer, there was a loneliness that prefigures our age of social media. Olivia Laing explores in the Financial Times. "The invention of Andy Warhol was among his earliest works, a forerunner of the alchemical process by which he turned the humble Campbell’s soup can into an icon. Recognisable meant replicable, which is how a nobody becomes a star."

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From Financial Times