I Shot Andy Warhol

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  • American Horror Story : Andy Warhol And Valerie Solanas

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    but also changes the truth a bit. In the episode, we see two main characters, Andy Warhol and Valerie Solanas. Andy Warhol was an American producer, artist, and director who was a famous. That's where Valerie comes in. She had written a piece and wanted Andy to produce it, but it didn't turn out how she planned. Andy thought her writing was obnoxious and not good, and ended up losing it. This infuriated Solanas and she shot him, but didn't kill him. She then started gathering people to join her radical

  • Andy Warhol 's Influence On Society

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    Andy Warhol was a Commercial Illustrator, Artist, Filmmaker, and Author. Andy Warhol’s parents came from a village in the Carpathian Mountains, what we known as Slovakia. Andy was the third child born to his Czechoslovakian immigrant parents in a the social group consisting of people who are employed for wages in the community of Pittsburgh. Growing up, Andy was very intelligent and creative. By the age of eight years old Andy came down with rheumatic an abnormally high body temperature that caused

  • 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 And His Influence On Art

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    usually point out all the classics; van Gogh, da Vinci, Monet, and Picasso. However, even though they are all extremely renowned, Andy Warhol is right up in that list of top guns. His style of art was a major influence on art today; in fact, Andy Warhol is one of the most significant artists of the 20th century. Various famous people come from a modest life and Andy Warhol is one of them. He was born to Slovakian immigrants as Andrew Warhola in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on August 6, 1928. His father

  • Andy Warhol Biography

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    More Than 15 Minutes of Fame Andy Warhol’s name is recognized by all kinds of people, art fanatics, cell phone obsessed teenagers, and even elementary school students. He was one of the most popular American print artists and helped create Pop Art. Warhol is still one of the most prominent artists of American culture. His repetitive style, early childhood struggles, and all-around personality is what makes him stand out. Andy Warhol was born on August 6th, 1928 with the name Andrew Warhola

  • 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

  • The Andy Warhol Museum Presents Unique And Intellectually Stimulating Exhibitions

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    Artists name, year of birth, country of birth, and textbook page where the artist is mentioned. - Andy Warhol, born August 6, 1928, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S., and page 508. 2. Complete website where you found information about the artist. -http://www.biography.com/people/andy-warhol-9523875#related-video-gallery 3. What is his/her primary media? -He ventured into a wide variety of art forms, including performance art, filmmaking, video installations and writing, and controversially blurred

  • The Leader Of Pop Art

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    to alter his first name to Andy before graduating school in 1949. Upon graduating the Carnegie Institute of Technology, he received a Bachelor degree in Fine Arts, therefore; moved to Manhattan looking for work and resided in several different apartments. In one of the apartments he lived in he had met Tina Fredericks, she edited the art for Glamour magazine. In 1949, he had an assignment to draw shoes for the magazine. Glamour magazine misprinted his last name to Warhol. That mistake made him decide

  • Andy Warhol 's Book Of Etiquette

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    Andy Warhol was born August 6th 1928, in Forest City, Pennsylvania. His family comes from the Austria-Hungary Empire. His father came over from there in 1912 and then sent for his mother to come over here in 1921. Andy graduated from High School in 1945 from Schenley High School in Pittsburgh, PA. He then went onto college and graduated in 1949 from Carnegie-Mellon University. He moved to New York City after college, where he met Tina Fredericks who was an art editor for Glamour magazine.