Comparison Of Andy Warhol And Roy Lichtenstein

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Tia Hill
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Compare and contrast of Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein

Pop Art was a popular movement that formed in the 1950’s in Britain, and later formed in the united states. When you think about pop art you think about three-dimensional art. Well Pop art is not about the form of the picture. Pop art is like an advertisement, news magazines and comic books that catch the people 's eyes. There were many artists like Eduardo Paolozzi, Richard Hamilton, and Robert Rauschenberg, who presented pop art to the world especially in the united states. Pop art is also not about the pictures and how bright and colorful it is. Pop art is really about what message is provoked to the viewers.
Andy Warhol was a well known artist during the pop art movement. He was born in a big city named Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on August 6, 1928. Andy Warhol attended a college named Carnegie Institute of Technology. After graduating from college in 1949 he made his first project for Glamour magazine. While in New York, Warhol created window displays and advertising for the local New York retailers. One of Warhol works that made him locally famous was his blotted line advertisement he did with Miller and Sons. The advertisement even won him several awards from the Art Directors Club and the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Warhol wasn’t just an artist, he was also an American Draftsman, Filmmaker, Painter, and Printmaker. During his life people have said that Warhol was the

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