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  • Andy Warhol Andy Warhol
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    The Founder of Pop Art: Andy Warhol Andy Warhol is the god father of Pop Art. His window advertisements were the beginning of an era where art would be seen in an array of forms away from the traditional paintings and sculptures of the old world. His love of bright colors and bold patters along with his quirky personality paved the way for his successful career as a major figure in the pop art movement. Warhol was born in 1930, in the town of McKeesport, Pennsylvania. His parents were Czech immi...
  • Pop Art As Andy Warhol
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    I am going to do my personal study on Andy Warhol one of the most influential artist on the Pop Art movement. I hope to produce a realistic and correct account of his life and will be investigating his obsession with fame and money and whether he was in the art world for the money. No other artist is as much identified with Pop Art as Andy Warhol. The media called him the Prince of Pop. Warhol made his way from a Pittsburgh working class family to an American legend. Andy Warhol the American art...
  • Philosophy Of Andy Warhol
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    Andy Warhol by Brandon Noll Andy Warhol was thought to be born around 1929 to 1930 near Pittsburgh to Czech immigrant parents. His real name was Andrew Warhol. He was an American painter and filmmaker who was a leader during the pop art movement. Other artists during his time were Ros quest and Lichtenstein. The greatest influences on his work were his mother and comic books. By some art experts he is considered to being one of the most controversial artists of all time. He is considered that be...
  • Andy Warhol
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    andy warhol 1948 Self portrait, He paints himself anyway he wants. Never like his nose. Before and after Lady with nose from big to small Plane crash 129 die in jet- idea of celeb erty-1962 He is all about his money, one of the most important things in his life, that and fame Bullet shots He urinated on this painting, looks 3d Myths Mickey. And other characters. Spectrum from right to left good to bad Soup warhol contradiction. Soup represented good American people. He represented the opposite, ...
  • Time Andy Warhol
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    Page 1 Andrew Warhola was born August Sixth, 1928, in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Julie and Andrej Warhola, both immigrants from Czechoslovakia. After a quiet childhood spent alternately alone and in art classes, Andrew went to college. He then got a job doing commercial art, largely advertisements for large companies. Over time his name was shortened and Andy Warhol changed the face of modern art. Through his silver lined Factory and the many people who frequented it a r...
  • Warhol's Images
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    The Pop Arts' movement began in the late 50's and early 60's. 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 m...
  • Andy Warhol 1928 1987 Born Forest City
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    Andy Warhol 1928-1987 Born-Forest City, Pennsylvania Andy Warhol was born in 1928 in Forest City, Pennsylvania. He attended Sc henley High School in Pittsburgh until 1945 when he moved on to college. After graduating from the Carnegie Institute of Technology, now Carnegie-Mellon University, in June of 1949, Andy Warhol moved to New York City. In New York, he met Tina Fredericks, art editor for Glamour Magazine. She led him to his early jobs such as doing drawings for Glamour and women's shoes. H...
  • 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 bull...
  • Andy Back To School
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    '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 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 mass media on values. Andy's f...
  • Warhol's Reputation As A Commercial Artist
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    The first 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 myste...
  • Andy Warhol
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    ever 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 why a...
  • Andy's Paintings
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    When considering the life and works of Andy Warhol, one thing is agreed upon: for good or bad, he changed the visual construction of the world we live in. By the time of his death in 1987 he was ranked on the same level with Pablo Picasso and Jackson Pollock as one of the three most important artists of this century. He was a working man, a social climber, a person who liked to build things, an acquirer of goods, and a known homosexual. These attributes all contributed to the interesting and com...
  • Basquiat Andy And Jean Michel
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    So Young So Lost Jean-Michel Basquiat was a young graffiti artist in New York. He was born in Brooklyn on December 22, 1960. Ever since he was a child, he showed an interest in art which his mother encouraged. He grew up to be one of the most famous artists of our times, but also one of the most troubled. He died at the young age of 27 from a heroin overdose. I believe factors other than that of the drug overdose led to Basquiat's death. Those factors are: The stresses of being an artist in the ...
  • American Artist Andy Warhol
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    The American artist Andy Warhol was born Andrew Warhol in 1928. There has been quite a bit confusion to where and when Andy Warhol was born, but according to Andy's birth certificate that was filed in Pittsburgh in 1945, he was born on August 6th in Pittsburgh. Whether or not this is the day he was born hasn't been proved, but it was on this day he would celebrate his birthday. However, there is no doubt that he died on February 22nd, 1987, at New York Hospital after a gallbladder operation. "He...
  • Pop Artists Including Warhol
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    Pop Art The pop art movement began in London during the 1950's and then quickly spread throughout nearly all of the industrialized world. Although the artists did have some overlapping styles, pop art focuses more on the subject and less on style, which was left up to each individual artist. The main themes that is evident in all pop art revolves around modern social values. The style in which these values were portrayed varied depending on the culture and artist. Critic Barbara Rose claimed in ...
  • American Artist And Filmmaker Andy Warhol
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    Andy Warhol Biography The American artist and filmmaker Andy Warhol was born Andrew Warhol in 1928. There has for years been quite a bit of confusion to the exact place and time he was born, but according to Andy's two older brothers and the birth certificate that was filed in Pittsburgh in 1945, he was born on August 6th in Pittsburgh. Whether or not this is the day he was born hasn t been proved, but it was on this date which he celebrated his birthday. He is considered a founder and major fig...
  • Andy Warhol
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    Andy Warhol was born in 1928 in Pittsburgh to immigrant parents of (Ruthenian) Czechoslovakian stock. He was best known as being one of America's best artists and filmmakers, also an initiator and leading icon of the Pop art movement of the 1960's. As a self-publicist, he projected a concept of the artist as an impersonal figure who is nevertheless a successful celebrity, businessman, and social climber... this type of work was new and innovative. Warhol graduated from the Carnegie Institute of ...
  • Father Of Pop Art Andy Warhol
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    Andy Warhol: The Father of Pop Art Andy Warhol has spewed forth in many examples of the modern style that is known as "Pop art,' in various mediums -spanning from silkscreen to a cable network. Not only has Warhol greatly contributed to this revolutionary style, but also in many ways, he has created it. Andy Warhol's style was certainly part of the select first that were even labeled as "Pop. ' Warhol had also used the media, which captured his eccentricities, to his advantage and that aided in ...

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