Essay about The Art Of Andy Warhol

1111 Words Mar 3rd, 2016 5 Pages
“Once you “got” Pop, you could never see a sign again the same way again. And once you thought Pop, you could never see America the same way again.” This quote was said by Andy Warhol himself. It’s discussing how once you see and appreciate the pop art style, America will look so different and unique. Now, Andy Warhol was a unique artist. He was born and raised in Forest City, Pennsylvania and was originally named Andrew Warhola. He was one of three boys born and the only one to attend college. He got accepted into Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Institute of Technology as an art student. While in college, he worked as a window decorator at a local department store ( “Andy Warhol”). His art career continued to blossom from here until he was winning awards and becoming very famous. The fame then took a halt when Andy was shot on June 3rd, 1968 by a former friend of his then died later on February 22nd, 1987 from an allergic reaction (“Andy Home”). Andy Warhol was one of the most unique and captivating artists of his time due to his unique advertising style, bizarre life and talented art style. Andy Warhol is so well known today because of his advertising style. Andy’s Campbell’s Soup design is one of the most famous advertising artworks of his career. It was created in 1962. He began by creating an artwork called 100 Cans. This then led to the creation of the Campbell’s Soup Can. 100 Cans is a drawing/painting of the same soup can copied 100 times. Andy would copy the same sketch from…

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