“Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art, and good business is the best art” said once Andy Warhol.
Born on August 6, 1928, Andy Warhol was an american artist, and a leading figure in the visual art movement of Pop Art.
After a career as an illustrator, Andy Warhol became a controversial artist, exploring the relationship between artistic expression, cult of celebrity, and advertisement ; three elements leading to the consuming society of the 1960s in America…
Warhol was a pionner in computer-generated art, and was using many types of mediums, including painting, hand drawing, print making and photography.
He has been the author of many books, such as “ The Popism ”; based on the artistic movement he launched.
Warhol has been the subject of numerous retrospective exhibitions, books and documentary films, and many of his creations are highly valuable, weather featuring Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, or Campbell Soup’s Cans.
The Andy Warhol Museum in his native city, holds an extensive permanent collection of art and archives, and is considered the largest museum in the United States dedicated to one single artist.
More than twenty years after his death, Andy Warhol remains one of the most influential figures in Contemporary Art and Culture, along with his contemporaries, Roy Lichtenstein and Robert Rauschenberg.
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