Artist Project Andy Warhol Jane Tierney June 7, 2010 “ 8th Grade English” Mrs. Tang
Vital Statistics <ul><li>Andy Warhol- Male </li></ul><ul><li>Born on August 6, 1928 in Pittsburg Pennsylvania </li></ul><u...
Key Personal Events <ul><li>When he was 14 years old his father passed away </li></ul><ul><li>He graduated from Schenley H...
Key Historical Events <ul><li>Popular Culture had a big influence on business that needed to advertize their new goods </l...
Influence of the Art World <ul><li>Influenced by American mass consumerism, culture and politics </li></ul><ul><li>Born in...
How He influenced the Art World <ul><li>He was one of the first artists to apply artistic skills as commercial illustrator...
Stylistic Traits <ul><li>He is well known for creating ink images with slight color changes </li></ul><ul><li>Many of his ...
Stylistic Traits Example Art <ul><li>Coca-Cola Bottles, 1962 </li></ul><ul><li>In Coca-Cola Bottles(1962) Warhol creates e...
Stylistic Traits Example Art <ul><li>Campbell’s Soup Cans, 1964 </li></ul><ul><li>Campbell's Soup Cans demonstrates Warhol...
Stylistic Traits Example Art  <ul><li>The Marilyns’, 1964 </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Marilyns” referring to Marilyn Monroe is...
Stylistic Traits example Art <ul><li>Andy Warhol created most of his pieces by Silk Screening </li></ul>
Stylistic Traits in My Original Art <ul><li>Bright colors </li></ul><ul><li>Repetition and different colors </li></ul><ul>...
Conclusion <ul><li>Andy Warhol, an American artist influenced American art </li></ul><ul><li>He had a unique style of brig...
<ul><li>Thanks, Questions </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Artist Project Andy Warhol Jane Tierney June 7, 2010 “ 8th Grade English” Mrs. Tang
  2. 2. Vital Statistics <ul><li>Andy Warhol- Male </li></ul><ul><li>Born on August 6, 1928 in Pittsburg Pennsylvania </li></ul><ul><li>American </li></ul><ul><li>Died on February 22, 1987 </li></ul><ul><li>Believed to be gay </li></ul>
  3. 3. Key Personal Events <ul><li>When he was 14 years old his father passed away </li></ul><ul><li>He graduated from Schenley High School in 1945 </li></ul><ul><li>Graduated from Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1949, after studying painting and commercial design </li></ul><ul><li>Moved to NYC and worked at Glamour magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Became a very successful commercial artist by working for some of the biggest fashion magazines through out the 1950’s </li></ul>
  4. 4. Key Historical Events <ul><li>Popular Culture had a big influence on business that needed to advertize their new goods </li></ul><ul><li>Many people were interested in new food, drinks, clothes, music, and movies </li></ul><ul><li>Warhol worked and traveled around the country with the rock band ‘Violet Underground’ in 1965 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Influence of the Art World <ul><li>Influenced by American mass consumerism, culture and politics </li></ul><ul><li>Born into the “Advertizing Age” </li></ul><ul><li>Influenced by the ideas of Marcel Duchamp who celebrated and subverted mass culture </li></ul><ul><li>He was fascinated by famous stars, and later became interested in disaster </li></ul><ul><li>The combining of these two intrests resulted in “The Marilyns” after her suicide in 1962 </li></ul>
  6. 6. How He influenced the Art World <ul><li>He was one of the first artists to apply artistic skills as commercial illustrator. </li></ul><ul><li>He transformed commercial illustration into popular “Pop” art. </li></ul><ul><li>He understood the importance of the “icon”, and how it draws attention, to his art in particular. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Stylistic Traits <ul><li>He is well known for creating ink images with slight color changes </li></ul><ul><li>Many of his pieces had repetition </li></ul><ul><li>Bright colors were a part of his artwork, influenced by pop culture </li></ul><ul><li>He was the pioneer of silk screening. (today it is often used for putting designs onto t-shirts) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Stylistic Traits Example Art <ul><li>Coca-Cola Bottles, 1962 </li></ul><ul><li>In Coca-Cola Bottles(1962) Warhol creates each bottle slightly different color. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Stylistic Traits Example Art <ul><li>Campbell’s Soup Cans, 1964 </li></ul><ul><li>Campbell's Soup Cans demonstrates Warhol’s stylistic trait of repetition. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Stylistic Traits Example Art <ul><li>The Marilyns’, 1964 </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Marilyns” referring to Marilyn Monroe is a perfect example of Warhol’s use of bright colors. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Stylistic Traits example Art <ul><li>Andy Warhol created most of his pieces by Silk Screening </li></ul>
  12. 12. Stylistic Traits in My Original Art <ul><li>Bright colors </li></ul><ul><li>Repetition and different colors </li></ul><ul><li>Advertisement for Ray-Ban Sunglasses </li></ul><ul><li>I replaced the separate images of the Marilyn's, and switched it with a different object. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Conclusion <ul><li>Andy Warhol, an American artist influenced American art </li></ul><ul><li>He had a unique style of bright colors, repetition, and he introduced us to the silk screen </li></ul><ul><li>He was able to work as a commercial artist while he showed everyone how important ‘pop’ art was </li></ul><ul><li>He understood the power of the icon and used it to build his success </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Thanks, Questions </li></ul>

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