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ANDY WARHOL
VISUAL ARTS
ANDY WARHOL
• Born August 6th, 1928 in
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
• Graduated from
Carnegie Institute of
Technology
• Famous American
painter, printmaker, and
filmmaker
• Leading figure of the
Visual Arts Movement
COMMERCIAL ART (1949-1961)
• Career in magazine illustration and
advertising
• Whimsical ink drawings for shoe
advertisements
• Expanded to album covers and promotional
materials
• Glamour magazine and Columbia records
FINE ART (1962-1967)
• Also know as Pop Art
• Imitates methods, styles, and themes of
popular culture and mass media that is
reflected in comic strips, advertising, and
science fiction
• Aspects of everyday American life
1950’S
• 1955 “Green and Yellow Shoe”
• Commercial Art
• Simple line drawing
• Painted
• “Shoe bright, shoe light, first shoe I’ve seen
tonight”
1950’S
• 1958 “The Magic Porridge Pot”
• Commercial Art
• Simple line drawing
• Painted
• Playful and fun images
1960’S
• 1967 “The Velvet
Underground and
Nico”
• Commercial Art
• “Peel slowly”
1960’S
• 1968 “Campbell’s
Soup Cans”
• Pop Art
• Painting
• Established Warhol’s
Reputation
1970’S
• 1975/1976 “Mick
Jagger”
• Pop Art
• Painting and
silkscreen
• Graffiti style
1970’S
• 1973 “Mao Zedong”
• Pop Art
• Painting and
silkscreen
• Graffiti style
COMPARISON
1950’s
1960’s
COMPARISON
1960’s
1970’s
OVERALL COMPARISON
1950’s
1960’s
1970’s
VISUAL ARTS ICON
• Died February 22nd,
1987 in New York City
• Foundation
dedicated to the
“advancement of the
visual arts”
• Museum in Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania
THE MESSAGE
• Behind every artist is the same
questions:
• 1) Develop an idea, question, or problem that is
guided by art
• 2) Apply the arts to communicate and improve
daily life and solve problems
IMAGES
• Powderrun, “Andy Warhol”, April 4th 2007, via Flickr,
Creative Commons Attribution License.
• Ian Burt, “The Velvet Underground and Nico 1967”,
January 5th 2006, via Flickr, Creative Commons
Attribution License.
• Punxsutaweneyphil, “Campbell’s Soup Cans”, March 4th
2009, via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution License.
• Ian Burt, “Andy Warhol-Mick Jagger 1975”, May 2nd
2006, via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution License.
• Istolenthetv, “Warhol-Mao”, October 29th 2005, via
Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution License.
• Banalities, “Warhol-Roy Snell”, July 10th 2007, via Flickr,
Creative Commons Attribution License.
RESOURCES
• Slide 2- Artquotes, “Andy Warhol
Biography”,
http://www.artquotes.net/masters/warholbiography.htm
• Slide 4- Farlex, “Pop Art”, 2010,
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/pop+ar
t
• Slide 14- Artquotes, “Andy Warhol
Biography”,

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