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  • Andy Warhole

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    Andy Warhol was a famous American artist known best for starting the pop art movement during the 1960’s. Born in 1928 in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Warhol was a quiet sickly child who spend most of 1935 in his bed due to an illness, during this time his mother would give him colouring books to keep him occupied, this is probably when his fascination with colourful art began. Before beginning his career as a pop artist Warhol did commercial art doing illustrations for shoe advertisements and setting

  • Andy Warhol

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    As a profound influence on the twentieth century pop art movement, Andy Warhol ascended to become a cornerstone in the modern art world. After taking cues from society in the mid-twentieth century, as well as conversing with Muriel Latow, Warhol did what many artists strived to do but failed. Andy also extracted many of his ideas from other artists and built on them. He put a culture on canvas and revolutionized pop art for a life time. The nineteen sixties, seventies, and eighties were periods

  • Andy Warhol

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    Andy Warhol "Paintings are too hard. The things I want to show are mechanical. Machines have less problems. I'd like to be a machine, wouldn't you?" Andy Warhol, 1963 Warhol was a modest artist and at time could be annoyingly blasé towards his art. With a cheeky nature, Warhol is considered to be the most influential American artist of the second half of the 20th century. He has a signature style which he uses repeatedly in artworks, by using commercial silk-screening techniques to create identical

  • Andy Warhol

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    Andy Warhol Works Cited Missing "I just paint things I always thought were beautiful, things you use every day and never think about… I just do it because I like it. (Beckris 110) I just do it because I like it is Andy’s philosophy on life. Andy might just be the most interesting and at the same time the most confusing individual you will ever read about. Andy’s work is like none others. His art brought common day people together and showed the impact of contemporary society and the idea of

  • Andy Warhol

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    I selected Andy Warhol because I have long admired his crazy, quirky, unconventional style of producing works of art from normal, everyday subjects ranging from inanimate, normally unnoticed objects to pop culture celebrity icons. I first heard of him in 1986 when his show Andy Warhol's Fifteen Minutes aired on MTV. The show featured Andy interviewing what he thought was the next up-and-coming musical sensations about to get their "fifteen minutes of fame." Two years later on a poster in the

  • Andy Warhol

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    American art, Andy Warhol was obsessed with fame, glamour, and money. He is best known for his images of stars and celebrities and for his reproductions of symbols of the American society.      Andrew Warhola’s (he later dropped the “a”) birth date is uncertain, Andy said himself that his birth certificate had been forged and June 6, 1928 became the date taken as his birthday. Others say he was born December 6, 1930 and then others say it was August 6, 1928. Andy was very mysterious

  • Andy Warhol

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    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

  • Andy Warhol

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    Andy Warhol Warhol was successful in bringing a new form of art to the forefront of an ever changing artworld in the 1960`s. I am interested in the field of commercial and graphic art and it's connection to advertising. That's why I have chosen Warhol as my subject for this essay. I'm going to focus on the techniques and images he used on his paintings. Andy Warhol is one of the world's most renown artists. He was a painter, a photographer, a filmmaker, a publisher of Interview magazine

  • Andy Warhol

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    Hailed as the founding father of the Pop Art movement in the late 1950's and early 1960's, Andy Warhol, through his endeavors, brought forward society's obsession with mass culture and allowed it to become the subject of his art. He produced works that defied and challenged the popular notion of what art should be by disputing the "traditional conventions pertaining to the uniqueness, authenticity, and authorship" of art (Faerna 28). However, it is an injustice to say that Warhol's goals primarily

  • Andy Warhol And Modern Advertising By Andy Warhol

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    was take this change in production and turned it into art. Warhol used silkscreen technique (the Use of silkscreen technique was originally used for commercial printing process) on Marilyn Diptych, which creates commercial and impersonal process. Andy Warhol would transfer an existing image- Marilyn (from mass media) directly on to the silk-screen and print it on to the canvas. From, Warhol was able to achieve a process, which involved minimal interference of the artist’s hand. Warhol’s work forced