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Andy Warhol is one of the most important artist of the 20th century and one of the leading representatives of Pop art. In 1928, he was born as Andrej Warhola in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After his training in picture designs in Pittsburgh, he moved to New York, where he worked as commercial artist and illustrator.

  • Born: 6 August 1928
  • Died on: 22 February 1987
  • Place of birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Nationality: American
  • Studied at: Carnegie Institute of Technology Pittsburgh
  • Similar artists: Roy Lichtenstein, Jim Dine, Robert Indiana, Robert Rauschenberg
  • Era: Modern art
  • Stylistic direction: Pop art, figurative art