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    In contrast to Andy Warhol’s fascination with fame and materialism, it is important to consider the background he came from. Born with the original name of Andrew Warhola, he was from a humble background, with Slovakian immigrant parents—a construction worker as a father and an embroiderer as a mother. When Warhol was once asked where he was from, he replied with a cryptic “I am from nowhere” with this nowhere being Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Warhol has always been private about the details and said he “never like to give my background” because he “preferred to remain a mystery” (Kattenberg, 1). Warhol does not talk about his family often. It is known that he has a good relationship with his mother that he has kept throughout his life. Warhol…

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    Andy Warhol Biography

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    Andrew Warhola or famously known as Andy Warhol was one of the most popular painter, printmaker, and filmmaker of his time. Andy’s art was mostly directed towards the pop culture public. People who really took interest in his art were Hollywood’s famous actors and actresses. Also people of modern ideas and innovators really sprung towards his style. He grew up in a very religious family that spent most of their time in church. His parents were Slovakian immigrants and Andy was the youngest of…

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    Andy Warhol Symbolism

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    Andy Warhol was born on August 6th, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Andy was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as “pop art”. Warhol’s "Campbell's Soup Cans" and "Gold Marilyn Monroe" made him famous worldwide, and his studio,known as "The Factory," became a magnet for artists of the 60s counterculture. Andy Warhol was the most successful and highly paid artist and photographer in New York. Although he’s best known for his iconic paintings of soup cans…

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    Andy Warhol was born on August 6, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and died on February 22 of 1987 at the age of 58. In his 58 years on this Earth, Warhol was recognized for his incredible artistic abilities. Although he is known as the godfather of Pop art, Warhol also dabbled in a wide variety of art forms, including performance art, filmmaking, video installations and writing. Warhol’s father noticed Warhol’s’ artistic talent at an early age, and paid for his college education at Carnegie…

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    Andy Warhol Analysis

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    Andy Warhol, the king of the pop-art movement, compromised within his life one of the most subtly diverse oeuvres immediately recognizable within the latter half of the twentieth century. Warhol’s “Disaster Series” lies in stark contrast with his earlier works, which consisted of popular imagery such as the bust of Marilyn Monroe, Brillo boxes and Campbell’s soup cans. Warhol’s “Red Disaster”, currently on view at the Museum of Fine Arts, was crafted in 1963, using silkscreen ink on synthetic…

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    Andy Warhol is considered to be a renowned artist in the late 20th century. The most iconic piece is his ‘Campbell’s Soup Cans’ and was one of the leaders of the pop art movement. He did everything from painting to filmmaking to modeling. Looking at his life from a development psychological standpoint, would he consider to live a successful and meaningful life? By analysing his physical, cognitive, social, psychological development throughout his life, it can be determined if he lived a…

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    Andy Warhol is one of the most relevant artist of the 21st century. He was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. Warhol was considered “the gifted one” for his ability to paint and draw at such a young age. Not to mention he was a highly paid commercial illustrator in New York even before he began to make art destined for galleries. He was the son of a an Eastern European immigrant family in Pittsburgh. with their support andy was a successful…

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    Next we went to Pittsburgh to see the artwork down there. Eventually, the Andy Warhol Museum caught our eyes.…

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    The term “frontier” can be interpreted in multiple ways; “frontier” can refer to the expansion and exploration of both unknown geographic areas and the mind. The crossing of a new frontier can refer to pushing the boundaries of what is considered normal or acceptable. A frontier can force the mind to expand its manner of thinking and venture into areas unknown. Andy Warhol crossed his own frontier when he explored the concept of Pop Art. Pop Art was a far cry from the traditional art of the…

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    Andy Warhol. John Lennon. 1985-86. Synthetic polymer and silkscreen on canvas. 40 x 40 1/8in. Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, USA,(May-October 2005). The artwork I have chosen to describe by Andy Warhol is John Lennon. It is done with synthetic polymer and silkscreen on canvas. I think this piece of art is very different. It’s a realistic painting in the fact that it is based off of the actual person, John Lennon. It is a little abstract because the colours aren’t how you’d normally see a…

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