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Andy Warhol

The painter Andrew Warhol was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1928. The child of a couple of Carpathian-rusyn emigrants, from Mikova, since his childhood has discovered his passion for painting when you colored, made of paper cut, drew and painted. In 1936, when Andy receives a projector's film as a gift, began to interpret his art, more finely because with this appliance it transmitted caricatures on the walls of your home. The following year he wakes up your interest for photography and from this moment until the age of 11, he attended free art classes every Saturday. Warhol has begun to study at Holmes Elementary and then at Schendey High School, where they take elective classes in art, and here comes with a title and graduated. Continuing his studies, in 1945, he is admitted to the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, where he obtained the title of Bachelor's degree in fine arts and pictorial design. The following year, due to its low performance begins a course of drawing, which wins the Martin B. Leisser Prize, and participates in an exhibition at the Gallery of fine arts of the University. Now independent, Warhol moved to New York City and began working as a commercial artist. S u first job was for the 'Glamour' magazine, and here, Andy illustrates the article "What is Success?". Continues to work until they become his first solo exhibition "Fifteen Drawings Based on the Writings of Truman Capote", which is conducted at the Hugo Gallery, in New York, in June 1952. Shortly after, Andy begins to expand its portfolio of clients when it receives the American Institute of Graphic Arts and The Art Directors Club, numerous awards for his work, among its clients were: Tiffany & Co., I. Miller shoes, Bonwit Teller, Columbia Records, Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, Fleming-Joffe and NBC, among others. Thereby concerning his personal life and intimate, approximately also for the d each of the 50's, his mother moved to New York City and is left with l until 1971. In the following years, it shows a more positive energy in his paintings, and in the 1960s began to paint images Pop, like paintings completo Campbell Soup Can, which has been a sensation in the world of art and have made it all a celebrity. Then, arriving the year 1964, Andy exhibits his first sculptures, which have been nothing more and nothing less than hundreds of r stems from large boxes of supermarket as product: glitter, Heinz Ketchup, del Monte, Mott completo Apple Juice and Kellogg completo de Corn Flakes, and little after begins to use the silk screen hand-cut to reproduce its drawings of dollar bills. With so much success in this beautiful little of his life, Warhol unable to establish his studio in an empty barracks of fire, known as the "Factory", painted silver, covered with foil aluminium. Finally, in 1986, Warhol painted what will be his last works, self-portraits and portraits of Lenin and Mao Tse Tung, and died February 22, 1987, at age 58, of a sudden heart attack. l has extended his intellectual talents to other fields and has done also Edition of books, writing, film, television and music, without doubt it has been any one of the most prolific and famous artists that the world has ever known.

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Aug 6, 1928 In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Normal Love 1963-03-01
Latest Project:
Movie Andre the Giant 2018-04-10
Known For
Poster of Obszönität als Gesellschaftskritik?
Poster of Normal Love
Movie Andre the Giant Himself (archive footage) 2018-04-10
Movie That Summer 2017-09-01
Movie Nico, 1988 Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) 2017-10-12
Movie Basquiat: Rage to Riches Himself (archive footage) 2017-10-07
Movie Beautiful Darling Himself 2010-04-02
Movie William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Himself (archive footage) 2010-11-05
Movie It Came from Kuchar 2009-01-01
Movie Velvet Underground: Under Review 2006-04-25
Movie Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film Himself 2006-09-01
Movie End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones 2003-01-19
Movie As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty Himself 2000-07-19
Movie This Side of Paradise Himself 1999-10-12
Movie Happy Birthday to John Himself 1997-10-09
Movie Birth of a Nation Himself 1997-01-01
Movie Scenes from the Life of Andy Warhol: Friendships and Intersections Himself 1990-06-01
Movie Nelson Sullivan 1989-07-03
Movie Andy Warhol Himself 1987-01-01
Movie Penn & Teller's Invisible Thread Himself 1987-03-18
Movie The Ballad of Sexual Dependency Himself 1986-01-01
Movie He Stands in a Desert Counting the Seconds of His Life Himself 1986-01-01
Movie A Night with Lou Reed himself 1983-09-27
Movie Tootsie Himself (uncredited) 1982-12-16
Movie 66 Scenes from America Himself 1982-03-27
Movie The Making of 'Superman: The Movie' Himself 1980-01-01
Movie Blank Generation Himself 1980-09-01
Movie Cocaine Cowboys Himself 1979-10-03
Movie Tally Brown, New York 1979-05-04
Movie Underground and Emigrants 1976-10-25
Movie Andy Warhol: Re-Reproduction Himself 1974-01-01
Movie Identikit English Lord 1974-05-20
Movie Warhol Himself 1973-03-27
Movie Obszönität als Gesellschaftskritik? Himself 1970-10-20
Movie Lions Love Himself (uncredited) 1969-09-20
Movie Diaries, Notes, and Sketches Himself 1969-12-01
Movie The Queen 1968-01-01
Movie The New Cinema 1968-01-01
Movie The Illiac Passion Poseidon 1967-12-30
Movie The Velvet Underground and Nico himself 1966-02-08
Movie Poem Posters Himself 1966-01-01
Movie A Symphony of Sound: The Velvet Underground & Nico 1966 1966-08-01
Movie Match Girl 1966-11-24
Movie Horse 1965-01-01
Movie Andy Warhol 1965-01-01
Movie Dirt Himself 1965-01-01
Movie Tarzan and Jane Regained... Sort of 1964-02-24
Movie Empire Himself 1964-08-02
Movie Normal Love 1963-03-01