Andy Warhol Essay

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  • Andy Warhol Influences

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    Andy Warhol Andy Warhol is an artist who is known by many. After overcoming many struggles, he pursued his goals and became one of the most recognizable artists in American history. Warhol is known for leading the Pop art movement in the United States. His influence on art in this time period was immense, and it can still be seen in modern art today. Through many popular pieces, Warhol brought art closer to the American people. He made it bigger, brighter, and more relatable. Because of this, he

  • Andy Warhol Essay

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    Andy Warhol Works Cited Missing "I just paint things I always thought were beautiful, things you use every day and never think about… I just do it because I like it. (Beckris 110) I just do it because I like it is Andy’s philosophy on life. Andy might just be the most interesting and at the same time the most confusing individual you will ever read about. Andy’s work is like none others. His art brought common day people together and showed the impact of contemporary society and the idea of

  • Andy Warhol Essays

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    American art, Andy Warhol was obsessed with fame, glamour, and money. He is best known for his images of stars and celebrities and for his reproductions of symbols of the American society.      Andrew Warhola’s (he later dropped the “a”) birth date is uncertain, Andy said himself that his birth certificate had been forged and June 6, 1928 became the date taken as his birthday. Others say he was born December 6, 1930 and then others say it was August 6, 1928. Andy was very mysterious

  • Andy Warhol Essay

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    Andy Warhol Warhol was successful in bringing a new form of art to the forefront of an ever changing artworld in the 1960`s. I am interested in the field of commercial and graphic art and it's connection to advertising. That's why I have chosen Warhol as my subject for this essay. I'm going to focus on the techniques and images he used on his paintings. Andy Warhol is one of the world's most renown artists. He was a painter, a photographer, a filmmaker, a publisher of Interview magazine

  • Andy Warhol Essay

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    The attitude of Warhol only confused society more. Instead of hiding his association with commercial art as other artists did, drawing and dividing the line between it and real art, he erased the line. “The Pop artists did images that anybody walking down Broadway could recognize in a split second.”(Warhol) Pop artist figures competed in that art market where images and auras, no just objects, are offered for consumption. Warhol has never objected to this state of affairs, which he did so much to

  • Andy Warhol Essay

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    Andy Warhol being one of the biggest influences in my work made him the obvious choice for this assignment. I see Warhol's influence on the world we live in everyday and strongly believe he helped in creating the pop culture obsession in America. Andy went from rags to riches and defines the American dream. His work has inspired many and continues to be recognized by people throughout the world. Born August 6, 1928 to Andrej and Julia Warhola, Andy was the youngest of three brothers. Andy's

  • Andy 'Pope of Pop' Warhol

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    The American artist, Andy Warhol, was one of the major influential artists in the late 20th century, during the pop art movement. One of his art pieces is called Details of Renaissance Paintings (Sandro Botticelli, Birth of Venus, 1482) made in 1984 and currently located at The Andy Warhol Museum in his hometown. For all of his art works (printmaking, painting, cinema, photography), Warhol gives a whole new different perspective and meaning to society, by giving a “personality” to his work. The cultural

  • Andy Warhol Essay

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    I selected Andy Warhol because I have long admired his crazy, quirky, unconventional style of producing works of art from normal, everyday subjects ranging from inanimate, normally unnoticed objects to pop culture celebrity icons. I first heard of him in 1986 when his show Andy Warhol's Fifteen Minutes aired on MTV. The show featured Andy interviewing what he thought was the next up-and-coming musical sensations about to get their "fifteen minutes of fame." Two years later on a poster in the

  • Andy Warhol Influences

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    that were common to the mass public in order to ensure audiences could relate to works and also find a sense of familiarity with them. Subject matter such as celebrities, advertisements, comic books, e.t.c. was most often found in the movement. Andy Warhol was a key innovator and leader in the Pop Art movement and has since then become an easily recognizable icon of this time. He arguably helped pioneer many of the ideas and themes of Pop Art. In doing so, there was a major shift in subject matter

  • Andy Warhol Essay

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    Hailed as the founding father of the Pop Art movement in the late 1950's and early 1960's, Andy Warhol, through his endeavors, brought forward society's obsession with mass culture and allowed it to become the subject of his art. He produced works that defied and challenged the popular notion of what art should be by disputing the "traditional conventions pertaining to the uniqueness, authenticity, and authorship" of art (Faerna 28). However, it is an injustice to say that Warhol's goals primarily