Who was Andy Warhol? Andy Warhol was the leader of the Pop Art movement in the United States .
Who was Andy Warhol? 1928: Born 1949: BFA in Pictorial Design 1950: Commercial Art in NY 1960: Made 1st Pop Art Painting 1964: Opened his studio “The Factory” 1969: Co-founded Interview Magazine 1987: Died
What Is Pop Art? Pop Art is inspired by popular culture — such as movies, comic books, advertising. Pop Art is rendered using commercial art techniques— such as silk-screening. Pop Art is mass-produced making it less about the artist’s ability and more about the art.
What is Social Media? Social Media makes user-generated content easy, everyone is an artist, writer or producer Social Media platforms allow anyone to share content to the masses via the Internet Social Media is all about participation, if a lot of us “like” something it goes viral.
What did the critics “Say”? The artists (writers or producers) are not formally trained The artists (writers or producers) do not use proper techniques Pop Art (Social Media) brings down the value of professional work
How Andy Warhol predicted Social Media? In the future everybody will be world famous for fifteen minutes.