You got Andy Warhol
Warhol was a leading Pop Art artist who explored and challenged modern culture and commercialism. He constantly pushed the boundaries of society and art.
Like Warhol, you don’t let anything hold you back. Art is about having fun and making people sit up and notice.
Continue reading to learn more about him and see some of his works. You might get inspired for your next piece!
Any Warhol was born on 6th August 1928 and lived through some of America’s greatest cultural and social movements until he passed away on 22nd February 1987.
Starting out as a commercial illustrator, he began to receive recognition for his art in late 1950s. He lead the pop art movement with silkscreen paintings featuring bold colours, simple shapes and branding. Warhol pushed the boundaries of art, particularily its intercection with media and advertising.
His studio was known as a place you could find distinguished intelectuals, drag queens, Bohemian street people and Hollywood celebrities.
You can see a large collection of his works at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh.
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