Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Coca-Cola and Art

Christie's New York is offering Coca-Cola (3), one of the most famous Pop Art paintings by Andy Warhol in it's auction. The a painting is considered a founding work of the Pop Art movement. Meanwhile, on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is a Han Dynasty jar overpainted with the Coca-Cola logo by artist Ai Weiwei. The artist aims at "provoking viewers to recognize that China's engagement with the West has had both destructive and creative consquences."  

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