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“In the future, everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.” Andy Warhol. Andy Warhol 1928-1987. Early Life. The 60’s. The 80’s. Early Life:. Born August 6, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Parents were Ruthenian immigrants from Slovakia.

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Andy Warhol1928-1987

Early Life

The 60’s

The 80’s


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Early Life:

  • Born August 6, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

  • Parents were Ruthenian immigrants from Slovakia.

  • Studied Commercial Art at Carnegie Institute of Technology: 1945-1949.

  • Began working as a freelance magazine illustrator in NYC in 1949.

Pictures

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The 60’s

  • The 1960’s: Warhol begins work in Pop Art.

  • His best known series done during this time period include:

  • “Campbell’s Soup Cans”

  • “Celebrity” paintings

  • “Death and Disaster” series

  • “Flower Paintings”

  • The 60’s also marked the birth of Warhol’s “Factory” and his “Superstars”

Paintings

The Factory

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Paintings of the 60’s

The 60’s

More Paintings

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More Paintings of the 60’s

The 60’s

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“Andy Warhol”

By David Bowie

The 80’s

  • The 1980’s were the height of “Artist as Celebrity” for Andy Warhol.

  • Andy continued with his commissioned “Celebrity” portraits as well as moving into realms such as self-portraiture, T.V., and his iconographic “Last Supper” series.

  • Andy Warhol died February 22, 1987 in New York City following routine gallbladder surgery.

Andy Warhol

Paintings


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Paintings of the 80’s

More Paintings

T.V.

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T.V.

  • In the 1980’s Andy Warhol injected himself into mainstream media.

  • He starred in many television commercials as well as having his own T.V. shows “Andy Warhol’s T.V.” in 1982 and Andy Warhol’s Fifteen minutes” for MTV in 1986.

  • Below is a clip from a TDK commercial done in Japan in the mid 80’s.

Andy Warhol

The 80’s


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More Paintings of the 80’s

The 80’s

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“Superstars”

  • Andy met Gerard Melanga in 1963. He was Andy’s first assistant. He starred in “Kiss” in 1963 and “Couch” in 1964

Andy & Gerard Melanga

Next

The Factory


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“Superstars”

  • Andy met Edie Sedgwick in January of 1965.

  • The two often dressed alike and appeared everywhere together for a period in the 60’s.

  • Edie starred in such films as “Poor Little Rich Girl” in 1965, “Beauty No. 1” in 1965 and starred as Andy Warhol in “The Andy Warhol Story” in 1967.

  • Edie Sedgwick died November 16, 1971 of a drug overdose.

Next

The Factory

Andy & Edie


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“Superstars”

  • In 1966 Andy Warhol produced the Velvet Underground’s first LP.

  • They would provide songs for several of Warhol’s films as well as perform in the happening “The Exploding Plastic Inevitable”.

  • The Velvet Underground was fronted by Lou Reed. The band also consisted of Sterling Morrison, John Cale, Maureen Tucker, Doug Yule and Nico, another “Superstar” who Warhol basically forced on the already established group.

The Cover of

“The Velvet

Underground

& Nico”

The Factory