Analysis Of Andy Warhol 's An American Pop Artist Born

1878 Words May 26th, 2016 8 Pages
Jose Santiago
History of Graphic Design
Professor Tauber
April 7th 2016

Between The Lines

Andrew Warhola better known to the public, as Andy Warhol was an American Pop artist born in 1928 in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. As a child he took classes at the Carnegie Museum of Art, and he won several awards for drawings he produced in high school. He is known as a leading figure in the visual arts movement known as Pop Art. Warhol graduated from Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1949 getting a Bachelor in Fine Arts in pictorial design, he then moved to New York City . Warhol is famously known for his thirty-two Campbell’s Soup Cans and His silkscreen printings of Marilyn Monroe along with works in other mediums, that he worked in, such as hand drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, silk screening, sculpture, film and music. A significant part of Warhol’s career was his books, which he started illustrating early in his career, starting with his days as a student. He created over eighty publications with over a dozen that were never realized. He also paid to self publish several of his own books. His approaches to painting, photography, drawing, printmaking and film all came into play in his books. While visiting the Warhol: By The Book exhibit at The Morgan Library and Museum it becomes clear that Warhol focused on perfecting a technique of his called the blotted line technique. During his early years Warhol experimented with a blotted line technique. He first started…
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