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    Andy Warhol, the American painter, printmaker, illustrator, and film maker was born in Pittsburgh on August 6, 1928, shortly afterwards settling in New York. The only son of immigrant, Czech parents, Andy finished high school and went on to the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, graduating in 1949 with hopes of becoming an art teacher in the public schools. While in Pittsburgh, he worked for a department store arranging window displays, and often was asked to simply look for ideas in

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    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

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    Andy Warhol

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    students. From that he felt that he was ready to take on the art scene in New York. Warhol’s approach to the modern way of art was mass production of everyday items. He was very successful as a commercial artist but was not considered a ‘real’ artist. Andy wanted his art to look impersonal and mechanical. He discovered the use of silkscreen and how it produced slight mistakes and unevenness in his re...

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    Andy Warhol

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    Andy Warhol Never before have I encountered more intriguing works of art than those done by Andy Warhol. I have been curious about his life ever since I saw his work in Milwaukee. I saw his famous work of the Campbell's Soup Can. By viewing this, one can tell he is not your average artist. I'm sure his life is full of interesting events that shaped him into who he was. As an artist myself, I would like to get to know the background of his life. I may then be able to appreciate his styles and understand

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    Andy Goldsworthy

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    Andy Goldsworthy Where does art-making begin and end? Andy Goldsworthy, a 40-year-old British artist who uses nature as a partner, raises this question with his works of amazing art; some of them are temporary, some meant to last. Goldsworthy creates works of extraordinary beauty using natural materials, stones, wood, water, which then disintegrate naturally or are deliberately dismantled. Andy Goldsworthy, a non-traditional sculptor, was born in Cheshire, England in 1956 and raised in Yorkshire

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    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

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    Andy Warhol

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    superstar of 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 about

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    that there are some aspects of a person's identity that cannot be changed no matter how hard he/she tries. Andy is a nine-year-old girl who doesn't want to grow up to be a woman. When she talks of the sea and how she remembers her mother loving it and how much she hated it is a clue that she prefers to be a "boy". The sea is symbolic of womanhood and the forest is symbolic of manhood. Andy expresses extreme distaste for the sea and a curiosity of the woods. She never really admits to liking the

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    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

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    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

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    Andy Warhol

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    Pop art is a movement that occurred near the end of the 1950’s. It was a reaction to the seriousness of Abstract Expressionism. Pop art emphasized contemporary social values, the sprawl of urban life, the vulgar, the superficial, and the flashy. Advertising provided a number of starting points for the subjects. A particular favorite advertisement form that Warhol likes to use was product labels. You will see quite a few examples of this in some of his work. (Grolier 1996) Warhol did most of his well-know

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    The Works of Andy Warhol

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    Dubbed, the founding father of the movement, Andy Warhol brought forward society's obsession with mass culture and allowed it to become the subject of art itself. Using many techniques such as isolation, repetition and colour placement, Warhol brought to the world of art his views on materialism, politics, economics and the media. Andy was quick to warn his admirers and critics, ?do not look any deeper than the surface of my art and my life' (Bockris 21). Andy Warhol produced works that defied the popular

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    Andy Warhol

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    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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    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

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    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

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    Andy Goldsworthy

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    Andy Goldsworthy is one of my favorite artists. He is from Great Britain and uses nature to conceive his ideas. Goldsworthy studied fine art, just I’m doing, at Bradford College of Art. Now he is getting his Bachelor’s degree. He was in a documentary I saw called Rivers and Tides. I learned that in his life he married Judith Gregson and had four children, separated and now lives with Tina Fiske. He was a farmer since he was thirteen and says there is a rhythm to farming because of the repetition

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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

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    Andy Clark's Natural-Born Cyborgs

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    Andy Clark, in Natural-Born Cyborgs, offers an extended argument that technology’s impact on and intertwining with ordinary biological human life is not to be feared, either psychologically or morally. Clark offers several key concepts towards his line of reasoning. Clark argues that a human being thinks and reasons based on the biological brain and body dynamically linked with the culture and technological tools transparently accessible to the human. This form of thinking and reasoning develops

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    Miriam Jackson Professor Curtis ART 306 11/23/2014 Andy Warhol Pre- Innovator Being an innovator of anything really takes time and patience. There is also an understood risk that comes with inventing anything. There is a huge risk that the general population will not like what you are presenting to them. Innovator are the people that will take the biggest risks, but they are the ones that enjoy the biggest success if their idea is accepted. Any Warhol was a person that enjoyed the biggest success

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    Born Andrew Warhola on August 6th 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Andy Warhol became one of the most dominant and influential artists of the late 20th Century. Warhol was a second-generation immigrant, with his parents hailing from the Presov region of Slovakia. Having contracted chorea, a neurological disorder that causes the sufferer to shake uncontrollably, in 1936, Warhol spent most of his childhood like he was a social outcast. He always had his head buried in a sketchbook and his mother would

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