Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: American

Occupation: Artist

Biography: Andy Warhol was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture and advertisement that flourished by the 1960s. After a successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol became a renowned and sometimes controversial artist.

Source/Notes: As quoted in: The New York Times Biographical Service, Volume 23 (1992), p. 1130

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Source/Notes: As quoted in: "The Life and Death of Andy Warhol" by Victor Bockris, Fourth Estate Classic House, 1998, p. 492 - ISBN: 9781857028058
Source/Notes: Catalogue of an exhibition of his art in Stockholm, Sweden (1968)

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