“If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings and films and me, and there I am“.

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol, or Andrew Warhola as he was born, is one of the most influential artists of the contemporary art period. After the A at the end of his surname was mistakingly dropped by Glamour Magazine, he became Andy Warhol. He worked as an illustrator for the magazine for several years and by 1955 he was the most successful commercial artist in New York. In 1960 he produced the first of his paintings depicting enlarged comic strip images. Warhol then became the founder of the Pop Art movement, shaping the genre and making it what we know it as today.

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