Andy Warhol Emily Baeszler

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ANDY WARHOL
WHAT WAS ANDY
WARHOL KNOWN FOR?
• Influential in the 1960’s Pop Art movement
• Wide variety of art forms including:
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Drawing
Painting
Printmaking
Photography
Silk screening
Sculpture
Film
Music
EARLY LIFE
• Born August 6, 1928 in Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania
• Took up drawing and photography at the
age of 8
• His father put his entire life savings
towards Warhol’s education
• Attended the Carnegie Institute for
Technology
• Started his career as a commercial
illustrator for magazines
Time Magazine cover designed
by Warhol in 1984
POP ART
This style of art was debuted by Warhol in the late 1950’s
Campbell's Soup I (1968)
Marilyn (1967)
Nine Jackies (1964)
“My idea of a good picture is one that's in focus and of a famous
person.”
-Andy Warhol
OTHER ARTWORK
• In addition to his paintings, Warhol was known for his
sculptures, prints, films and involvement in the music
industry.
INFLUENCES
• Warhol was influenced by artist Salvador Dali.
• Both described as being “radical”.
• Dali also used a variety of mediums such as painting,
sculpture and film.
IMPACT
• Even though he believed “In the
future, everyone will be world-famous
for 15 minutes”, that did not apply to
him.
• Major influence to pop artists today
• Started the idea that things of modern
life could be art
• The Andy Warhol Museum in
Pittsburgh is the largest museum
dedicated to a single artist.
STAR PROJECT
INFLUENCE
Flowers (1964)
SOURCES
http://www.warholfoundation.org/
http://www.warholfoundation.org/legacy/biography.html
http://www.biography.com/people/andy-warhol-9523875
http://www.warhol.org/collection/art/

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