October 23, 2017
As I take a look at the role that film holds on society and how it has grown into such a prominent ubiquitous art. The discussion of how society has changed with the ideologies and expectations portrayed by these films all changed fluidly with one another creating a perpetual cycle of constant convergent between the two. The film industry has grown and evolved extremely rapidly, shaping the social cultures by transforming a viewer’s opinion one way or another and I believe that is what Andy Warhol was representing in much of his work. The main stream cinema has begun to provide a fantasy, influencing ethical values and sociological views on money and success. Through movies, the watcher can envision themselves living the “perfect” life, thus creating a social goal that overlooks morals and values that have been deemed important to a functional society.
However, culture also have a strong influence on films, for example in order for films to be interesting or catch the mind of the masses, filmmakers much understand cultural values and take these certain sociological ideologies into account Creating a visual recreation of life while adhering to the task of providing the “perfect fantasy” that everyone wants to be a part of or live in. In conclusion, what I think Andy Warhol represented well was the give and take from both sides in order to create a functional sub-culture. That without images humanity would have no “currency” but without humanity and our traits, the “currency” would have no image.