(1928 - 1987)
Andy Warhol was active/lived in New York, Pennsylvania. Andy Warhol is known for pop-modernist multi-images, silk screen.
© 2001 Andy Warhol Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York /
TM Licensed by Campbell's Soup Co. All rights reserved.
Biography Andy Warhol
/ WAUR-hall /
click to hear
Andy Warhol, whose name is synonymous with Pop Art*, was born in
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and grew up in McKeesport,
Pennsylvania. He studied art at the Carnegie Institute of
Technology from 1945 to 1949. He then went to New York City where
he became an illustrator until 1960 when he began making paintings
based on comic strip characters such as Popeye, Dick Tracy, and
He turned from the prevailing Abstract-Expressionist*
styles and the emphasis on the artist's emotion to a hard-line
Realism*, using many common images associated with the popular media
such as a Campbell Soup can or a Coca-Cola bottle or Brillo pad. The
first images were handpainted, but many were reproduced with a
... Displaying 750 of 33231 characters.
also viewed by people who viewed Andy Warhol