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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

 

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Spain

 

USA

 

Exhibitions

  • 20.10.2019 - 16.02.2020 Andy Warhol - Revelation - Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh.
  • 19.10.2019 - 12.01.2020 AMERIKA! DISNEY, ROCKWELL, POLLOCK, WARHOL - Bucerius Kunst Forum, Hamburg.
  • 19.05.2019 02.09.2019 Andy Warhol - From A to B and Back Again - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco.
  • 26.01.2019 - 18.03.2019 FROM GESTURE TO FORM - Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice.
  • 17.11.2018 - 02.06.2019 Andy Warhol and Eduardo Paolozzi | I want to be a machine - Scottish National Galleries, Edinburgh.
  • 12.11.2018 - 31.03.2019 ANDY WARHOL—FROM A TO B AND BACK AGAIN - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
  • 15.09.2018 - 17.02.2019 WARHOL 1968 - Moderna Museet, Stockholm.
  • 12.07.2018 - 14.10.2018 A Tale of Two Worlds - Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires .
  • 09.12.2017 - 21.05.2018 AMERICA! AMERICA! HOW REAL IS REAL? - Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden.
  • 09.03.2017 - 18.06.2017 The American Dream - pop to the present - British Museum, London.
  • 21.10.2016 - 27.03.2017 An Imagined Museum. Works from the Centre Pompidou, Tate and MMK collections - Centre Pompidou-Metz.
  • 04.06.2016 - 28.08.2016 Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei - Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh.
  • 26.02.2016 - 02.10.2016 Andy Warhol. Shadows - Guggenheim Bilbao.

 

Awards

  • 1956: 35th Annual Art Award for Distinctive Merit.
  • 1957: 36th Annual Art Directors Club Medal and Award of Distinctive Merit.
  • 1964: Independent Film Award from Film Culture magazine.

 

Films

  • Andy Warhol, Documentation by Kim Evans, 77min, Germany 2008.
  • Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film, Documentation by Ric Burns, 230min, USA 2006.

 

Literature

  • Drag & draw. Andy Warhol, the unknown fifties, Nina Schleif, Munich 2018.
  • Andy Warhol. Polaroids 1958-1987, Reuel Golden (Publ.), Cologne 2017.
  • Andy Warhol: 1928 - 1987, Klaus Honnef, Cologne 2015.
  • Andy Warhol. the Life years 1949-1959, exhibition catalog, Alexandra Barcal, Olaf Kunde & Paul Tanner, Munich 2015.
  • Factory made: working with Warhol, Bildband, Ulli Lommel, Munich 2015.
  • Factory Man: die Lebensgeschichte des Andy Warhol, Maren Gottschalk, Basel 2015.
  • Andy Warhol - death and disaster, exhibition catalog, Ingrid Mössinger (Publ.), Chemnitz 2014.
  • Andy Warhol: the complete commissioned posters, 1964 - 1987, Paul Maréchal, Munich, London, NewYork 2014.
  • Warhol, Catherine Ingram, Hamburg 2014.
  • Reading Andy Warhol, exhibition catalog, Nina Schleif (Publ.), Ostfildern 2013.
  • Andy Warhol. From Silverpoint to Silver Screen. 1950s Drawings, Daniel Blau (Publ.), Munich 2012.

 

Own Writings

  • America. Harpercollins, Andy Warhol, New York 1985.
  • The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again), Andy Warhol, New York, London 1975.
  • A: A Novel, Andy Warhol, New York 1968.

 

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