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Warhol, Murakami and the Cult of Cool

. . . The superflat culture is all around us, much more so now than in Warhol’s time and perhaps that is why his work still carries with it such excessive currency. Learning and culture, in the era of Wikipedia, is rhizomatic. YouTube, blogs, reality TV shows, social media, and twitter, are our new cultural landscape, where the everyday man and woman often receive their 15 minutes of fame . . .

In the October 2012 edition of 15 Bytes, Laura Hurtado visits BYU’s new Think Flat exhibit, featuring works by Andy Warhol and Takashi Murakami.

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