My research looks at the political relevance of selected works by Andy Warhol, an artist usually
accredited within the pop art field. It aims to emphasise a continuing politicality within his all-
encompassing body of work. The research draws upon mostly prior sources such as the discussion of some of his chosen politically-relevant work and sections of his interviews that support this relevance. Moreover this research considers art-theory sources in juxtaposition with political theory and social case studies. Most prior research on Andy Warhol focuses on his illustrative demonstration of a political validity of visual power within media persuasion. Furthermore it argues that Warhol stressed a notion of equality with his subject matter of the mundane. These applications exemplify his role as an artist who created work of political cogency.
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