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Andy Warhol

When one is reflecting on the life and works of Andy Warhol, it is established that he changed the world we live in. Through the use of paintings, sculptures, drawings, and films, Warhol transformed the standard of modern art by making his artworks more vibrant and energetic. His nonconforming style had attracted much of society, which included many celebrities. Using many techniques, such as repetition and color placement, Warhol brought his views on materialism, politics, economics, and the media...

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Andy Warhol

Robert Tracy April 28, 2009 Flowers, 1967, by Andy Warhol The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art showcases the finest examples of painting, sculpture and other impressive work by some of the world’s most influential and renowned artists. The current exhibition of Classic Contemporary: Lichtensein, Warhol and Friends is an exhibit that features important paintings and sculpture by major contemporary artists, primarily from the 1960s and ‘70s. Andy Warhol was at the forefront of the Pop Art movement;...

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Andy Warhol - Paper

goods is economically desirable. Andy Warhol was amongst many other artists who were attacked for their open embrace of consumerism. He liked the idea that consumerism could unify Americans’ of all different backgrounds but he believed that there was a lack of creativity and originality in advertising. Warhol began to use everyday objects as his subjects’ and built on the movement that was later to be recognized as one ignited by him, known as Pop Art. After Warhol moved to New York, work came quickly...

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Andy Warhol Lifestory

neurological disorder, the young Andy Warhol found solace and escape in the form of popular celebrity magazines and DC comic books, imagery he would return to years later. (http://www.warholfoundation.org/legacy/biography.html) After graduation Andy Warhola attended the Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie-Mellon University), graduating in June 1949 with a degree in Pictorial Design and dropping the “a“ from his last name. On February 22, 1987 Andy Warhol, a millionaire at the age of 58...

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Andy Warhol Analysis

Andy Warhol being one of the biggest influences in my work made him the obvious choice for this assignment. I see Warhol's influence on the world we live in everyday and strongly believe he helped in creating the pop culture obsession in America. Andy went from rags to riches and defines the American dream. His work has inspired many and continues to be recognized by people throughout the world. Born August 6, 1928 to Andrej and Julia Warhola, Andy was the youngest of three brothers. Andy's...

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John Lennon by Andy Warhol

John Lennon by Andy Warhol John Lennon by Andy Warhol was created in 1985 (Christies.com), shortly after the Vietnam War ended in 1975 (Kennedy Hickman). John Lennon, who was an antiwar activist, was assassinated in 1981 (Wikipedia). Due to his pivotal role in the music industry, he was extremely influential. Andy Warhol executed his portrait of John as a tribute four years after Lennon’s death. As a medium, Warhol used synthetic polymer paint and silkscreen inks on canvas (Christies.com). His...

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Andy Warhol Biography

It is rare for an artist to become a celebrity, but Andy Warhol experienced much more than his "fifteen minutes of fame", and became an icon of his generation. Andrew Warhola was born August Sixth, 1928, in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Julie and Andrej Warhola, both immigrants from Czechoslovakia. In Fifth grade Andrew started attending the free Saturday classes that the Carnegie Institute taught. It is noted that even then young Andrew excelled at his art. Due to the bullying...

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The Contributions of Andy Warhol

In this day and age, the artist Andy Warhol is best known for his iconic pop art prints. Examples of his printed artwork include the Marilyn Diptych, a silkscreen painting containing fifty identical images of Marilyn Monroe’s face, and the famous Campbell’s Soup Can series, paintings of the titular can. Warhol’s printed artworks remain the most famous of his creations; however, he was much more than just an ordinary pop artist. Andy Warhol, working with many media types such as film, sculpture, and...

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Andy Warhol Wanted Dead Analysis

Wanted Dead Part One Andy Warhol, was the creative mind that created pop art. Andy Warhol is a Polish American artist that lived during the twentieth century. Mr. Warhol’s paintings focused on the mass production of commercial goods, as well as under minded the supposed value of art based on the uniqueness of the work. The thing that I enjoy the most about his works is the way that he incorporates silkscreen in order to produce multiples of a single image yet still manages to make each one different...

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Andy Warhol Themes

critic Henry Geldzahler to Andy Warhol in 1962 (Kamholz). From then on, Warhol commenced to bring the theme of death and to merge it with his already established themes of stardom and consumerism. In the same year, he completed his painting of Marilyn Diptych (1962) – shortly after Marilyn Monroe’s suicide. He painted Silver Liz (1963) when Elizabeth Taylor’s battle with pneumonia was ringing a tone of death at the height of her fame (Suâarez, 128). Subsequently, Warhol developed a somewhat obsession...

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