Warhol - Nick King English 1100 Kevin Young M-W-F 1:00-1:50...

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Nick King English 1100 Kevin Young M-W-F 1:00-1:50 The Campbell’s Soup Cans In the essay entitled “Ways of Seeing” by John Berger we are asked to think about the way that we see life and the world around us. Berger uses art as a metaphor to help to get his point across. For this assignment we were asked to chose a popular image that has achieved somewhat of an “iconic” status, and use it to argue the points made in Berger’s essay. After a good bit of thought and research I chose Andy Warhol’s prints of the “Campbell’s Soup Cans”. The first thing that drew me to think of using this image was from a section in the essay by Berger where he is talking about how the camera has changed the way people view the world as well as art. He states that because of the camera we are now able to reproduce any image that was ever created. And because of this art has been made much more widely available to the public. Instead of having to travel to a museum to see a work of art we can now find the image in a book or by simply looking it up on the
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ENGLISH 1000 taught by Professor Downer during the Fall '08 term at Appalachian State.

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