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CULTURE, ART & LITERATURE Andy Warhol: the Pop Art Genius The Pop-Art movement Emerged in the UK and the USA between the end of 1950 s and the beginning of 1960 s Pop-art: popular art , advertising, comics, cinema Andy Warhol Pennsylvania, 1928 Pop-Art icon 1961: he had the idea of using popular commercial goods in paintings Famous Warhol s paintings Campbell s Tomato Soup Can (1961): a can reproduced 32 times; at MoMa museum Marilyn Diptych (1962): a tribute to Marilyn Monroe; themes: death and celebrities Mao Paintings (1973): 199 paintings in five series Myths (1981): combines pop culture and imagination; cartoon and superheroes; the most famous: Mickey Mouse Frankenstein, a Horror Story Plot Victor Frankenstein creates a monster with parts of dead bodies The monster escapes from the laboratory and goes to the Swiss Alps, where he kills Victor s best friend, brother and wife The monster escapes to the North Pole to avoid killing others Frankenstein reaches the monster at the North Pole but he dies The monster goes away to die on a block of ice The author and the novel Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley She wrote it in 1797 She was poet Percy Bysshe Shelley s wife Critics didn t like the novel The novel has supernatural, gothic elements 63

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