Andy Warhol


Andy Warhol


Also known as Warhol, Andrew; Warhola, Andrew

Nationality: American

Birth Place: Pittsburgh (Allegheny county, Pennsylvania, United States)

The name Andy Warhol evokes an era when rebellion and freedom affected the arts in unpredictable ways. Like all creative people, Andy Warhol sought to change society's thinking about art. He did this through extraordinary representations inspired by multiple artistic venues like commercial ads, music, movies and photography. Andy Warhol, at the peak of his career, was associated with some of the most well known celebrities like author Truman Capote, First Lady Jacquelyn Kennedy, and fashion designer Oleg Cassini. Warhol based his works of art on color contrasts as well as eclectic subjects. His famous painting of a Campbell's soup can is an example of centralizing visual art in a provocative presentation. Another was his colorful painting of the actress Marilyn Monroe. Edie Sedgwick was one of Andy Warhol's favorite models. Andy Warhol had a unique ability to transform the movie Clockwork Orange into a film titled, "Vinyl." He also filmed another movie titled "Horse." He dabbled between painting and sculpturing and producing and directing films over the course of his lifetime. He would be the crowned prince of pop art until his death in 1987. For the art world, a Warhol's art would forever be the origin of pop art, the label given to works of art that fell into a realm of its own. His unique character and style set the mode of the 1960s. He is credited with using the phrase, "15 minutes of fame." Warhol is remembered as a hugely talented innovator with unbridled creativity.


Andy Warhol Original Art Values Sold at Auction

Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Endangered Species, 1983 Ten screenprints in colors on Lenox Museum Board 38 x 38 inches (96
Andy Warhol (1928-1987)Endangered Species, 1983Ten screenprints in colors on Lenox Museum Board38 x 38 inches (96....
Lot 69003
Auction 5262
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
ANDY WARHOL (American, 1928-1987) Ads, 1985 Portfolio of ten screenprints on Lenox Museum Board 38 x 38 inches (96.5...
ANDY WARHOL (American, 1928-1987)Ads, 1985Portfolio of ten screenprints on Lenox Museum Board38 x 38 inches (96.5 ... (Total: 10 Items)
Lot 72080
Auction 5138
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
ANDY WARHOL (American, 1928-1987) Endangered Species, 1983 Portfolio of ten screenprints on Lenox Museum Board 38 x 3...
ANDY WARHOL (American, 1928-1987)Endangered Species, 1983Portfolio of ten screenprints on Lenox Museum Board38 x 3... (Total: 10 Items)
Lot 72081
Auction 5138
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Campbell's Soup Box (Chicken Rice), 1986 Acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas 20 x
Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987)Campbell's Soup Box (Chicken Rice), 1986Acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas20 x ...
Lot 70066
Auction 5224
Saturday, November 14, 2015
ANDY WARHOL (American, 1928-1987) Moonwalk (two works), 1987 Screenprints in colors on Lenox Museum Board 38 x 38 inc...
ANDY WARHOL (American, 1928-1987)Moonwalk (two works), 1987Screenprints in colors on Lenox Museum Board38 x 38 inc... (Total: 2 Items)
Lot 70104
Auction 5197
Saturday, November 8, 2014

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