Andy Warhol- Andy Warhol was an artisted who pionnered the Pop Art movement working in various meduims from drawing, painting, printmaking, film, and music. He pionneered computer generated art in 1985.[1] He was born on August 6, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and died Feburary 27, 1987 in New York, New York. As a son of Checkoslovakian immigrants Warhol graduted from the Carnegie Institute of Technology with a degree in pictorial design. He worked as a commerical illustrator in New York City for close to a decade gaining notarity in 1962 for his image of Cambell's soup cans and Coca- Cola bottles. In 1963 he mass reproduced those images using silk screens as well as repeating images of celebrities in garnish colors. Some of his more famous art works are Marilyn Monroe, Cambell's Soup Can, and Velvet Underground Album Cover. As the 60s progressed he started making movies like Eat (1963) and Blue Movie (1969). [2] Many of his works use repetion to show the prominence of these products in American society.[3]
Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol

Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe
Velvet Underground album cover
Velvet Underground album cover

  1. ^ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andy_Warhol
  2. ^ http://www.biography.com/people/andy-warhol-9523875
    Marilyn Monroe Image from:
    http://www.marilynmonroeart.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/A-shot-of-Marilyn-Monroe1.jpg
    Andy Warhol Image from:
    http://www.framedcanvasart.com/images/site/Andy_Warhol.jpg
    Velvet Undergrond Album Cover Image from:
    http://www.fakechineserubberplant.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/andy-warhol-banana-7794591.jpg
  3. ^ Gardner's Art Through the Ages 12th Edition