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Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol was an extraordinarily prolific artist and a leading figure of the Pop Art movement. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1928 and received a BFA in pictorial design from Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1949. After a short but successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol began making paintings. He quickly developed a distinctive but nuanced style that incorporated all manner of mass-produced imagery, from Campbell’s soup can logos to photos of celebrities, using his famous silkscreen technique. The artist created a large body of work that also included drawings, prints, photographs, sculptures, and films before he passed away in 1987. Since then, the artist has had retrospective exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, NY, the Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, the Tate Modern, London, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, LA. The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, which opened in 1994, features a massive permanent collection and is the largest museum in the United States dedicated to a single artist.


Museum Exhibitions


Selected Press

The Wall Street Journal | See WSJ. Magazine’s Top 10 Most-Read Stories of 2019

January 1, 2020

WSJ’s fourth most-read story of the year was What Warhol Saw When He Looked at Women. Following a massive …

T The New York Times Style Magazine | Returning, Again, to American Drawing in the 1960s

January 27, 2016

An installation view of “Drawing Then: Innovation and Influence in American Drawings of the Sixties.” …

Bloomberg | Stock-Market Crash, Jackie Kennedy, $1.8 Million Hats, Calder

January 23, 2012

A lighter side of Andy Warhol appears at Manhattan’s L&M Arts in 27 ink-and-watercolor drawings of …


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