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The Story of the Soup Cans

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Published by University of Oregon Press
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Thom Swennes
Jan 21, 2014 Thom Swennes rated it liked it
Andy Warhol’s 1962 painting of the Campbell’s soup cans caused different reactions from the critics of the time. In this one page publication Louis Menand explains what role this controversial painting played in the intellectual history of the Cold War. This was first presented as a short lecture at the University of Oregon and was later published. I can’t dismiss this as unlikely but it has raised more questions than providing answers. Menand would have done better to elaborate a bit more on th ...more
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Louis Menand, professor of English at Harvard University, is the author of The Metaphysical Club, which won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize in History. A longtime staff writer for The New Yorker, he lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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