Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol

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Andy Warhol by Andy Warhol

Edited by Andy Warhol, Pontus Hulten, Kasper Konig, Olle Granath.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780870707261
Publisher: The Museum of Modern Art, New
Publication date: 10/01/2008
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Andy Warhol was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1928. In 1949, after attending the School of Fine Arts at what is now Carnegie Mellon University, he moved to New York City where he embarked on a successful career as a commercial illustrator. It was in the 1960s that he began his iconic Campbell's Soup paintings, and honed his trademark deadpan persona. Throughout the 1960s and 70s, Warhol created silkscreen paintings, sculptures and films, promoted the fledgling rock band, The Velvet Underground, and produced Interview magazine. After surviving a gunshot wound inflicted by the infamous Valerie Solanis in 1968, Warhol died during a routine gallbladder operation in 1987.

Andy Warhol was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1928. In 1949, after attending the School of Fine Arts at what is now Carnegie Mellon University, he moved to New York City where he embarked on a successful career as a commercial illustrator. It was in the 1960s that he began his iconic Campbell's Soup paintings, and honed his trademark deadpan persona. Throughout the 1960s and 70s, Warhol created silkscreen paintings, sculptures and films, promoted the fledgling rock band, The Velvet Underground, and produced Interview magazine. After surviving a gunshot wound inflicted by the infamous Valerie Solanis in 1968, Warhol died during a routine gallbladder operation in 1987.

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