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Andy Warhol

American painter, printmaker, and filmmaker

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Andy Warhol earned his BFA from the Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1949. Early in his career, he was a successful commercial artist and illustrator; his work was published in fashion magazines and displayed in store windows. In the 1960s, he helped launch the Pop movement with his paintings of soup cans, Coca-Cola bottles, celebrities, and comic strips, as well as his prints and sculptures of common objects and household products. Warhol also opened his studio, called the Factory, where he created films that emphasized repetition and boredom. By 1970, he had begun to create portraits and publish books. American artist.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500006031.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Andy Warhol:

Andy Warhol Untitled, 1973 Xerox
Andy Warhol Birmingham Race Riot, 1964 Screenprint on heavyweight white wove paper
Andy Warhol Untitled, ca. 1964 Lithograph
Andy Warhol S & H Green Stamps, 1965 Offset lithograph on white wove paper
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