He isconsideredone of themostinfluentialartists in thelatterhalf of the 20th century and stillremainsone of themostcopiedartistsever.
He is also remembered for two phrases: 'In the future, everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes'. "All is pretty"
Studies and first jobs: Andy Warholstudiedcommercialart at theSchool of Fine Arts at Carnegie MellonUniversity. Hisfirstworkswereillustrationsfor magazines.
Some of his first illustrations:
WhatisPopArt? What is Pop Art? Bydefinition, pop art is a styleexposinganeverydayimageas a part of consumerculture. Warholturnedtothenew stylewithhisearlyworks. Pop Art isa technique of art thatismademainlytohighlightanimagewithmanycolours. Thispaintingis a Pop Art of Marilyn Monroe by Andy Warhol, whocapturedtheidols of the 50s and 60s onhiscolourfulpop art canvases
His most famous works depicted Campbell's soup cans.
Where we can see his work? There are many galleries in New York where you can see his illustrations; and some of them can be bought in auctions. They are not so expensive for what they are. We can alsoseehiswork in theTatecollectionhere in London
R.I.P. Andy died in 1987.He wasshotby a womancalledValerie Solanas, whoworked in hisfactory.
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