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  Andy Warhol - Wikipedia
Andy Warhol kokettierte gern mit seinem Geburtsdatum und „verjüngte“ sich gelegentlich auf den Jahrgang 1930, manchmal sogar auf 1933, weshalb in Biografien oft unterschiedlichste Angaben zu finden sind; er bekannte sich jedoch zu seinem Geburtsort Pittsburgh.
Warhols Beitrag zur Etablierung der Pop-Art in der bildnerischen, darstellenden wie kinematografischen Kunst in den 1960er Jahren ist bedeutend.
Warhols Bildwerke leben von einer experimentellen und luminiszenten Farbgebung (meist mittels Acrylfarben), bei der er bewusst auf generativ bedingte Verfremdung setzte und auch stoisch Fehler beim Kopieren von Vorlagen akzeptierte oder die Herstellung der Siebdrucke seinen Mitarbeitern überließ.
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 Andy Warhol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Warhol was gay in an era when America was much less informed about homosexual culture, and gay men such as Liberace and Paul Lynde were generally accepted as simply being dandies.
Warhol died on February 22, 1987, in New York City from a routine gallbladder surgery at the age of 58.
Warhol was also friendly with many musicians, including Bob Dylan and John Lennon, and he appeared as a bartender in The Cars' music video for their single "Hello Again," and Curiosity Killed The Cat's video for their "Misfit" single (both videos, and others, were produced by Warhol's video production company).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Andy_Warhol   (4737 words)

 Andy Warhol Biography
Andy was born in 1928 in Pittsburgh as the son of Slovak immigrants.
Warhol never recovered completely from his wounds and had to wear a bandage around his waist for the rest of his life.
Warhol was obsessed by the ambition to become famous and wealthy.
www.artelino.com /articles/andy_warhol.asp   (780 words)

 Andy Warhol 1928-1962
Warhol gave various dates for his birth, but the correct one is August 6, 1928, based on a birth certificate that was filed late in order to qualify him for college and his certificate of baptism.
Andy Warhol's mother, JULIA WARHOLA, said her husband's liver infection was caused by drinking "poison water" at a construction site in Virginia where he did some work.
Warhol had met the surrealist poet CHARLES HENRI FORD at a party given by Ford's sister, RUTH FORD (an actress who was married to ZACHERY SCOTT), at Ruth's apartment in the Dakota on Central Park West and 72nd Street.
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 Andy Warhol Posters
Andy Warhol posters encompasses a diversity of images from those of Mao to Elvis, from drag queens to Jacqueline Kennedy, and Coca-Cola to the electric chair.
Warhol became famous in his own lifetime for his pop art and remains a legend today, though many are unaware of the magnitude and the diversity of his work.
Andy Warhol posters are probably most famous for the use of repetitive images, including Campbell's Soup cans and other silkscreen series.
www.andywarholposters.org   (334 words)

 American Masters . Andy Warhol | PBS
Andy Warhol was born on August 6, 1928, to Carpatho-Rusyn immigrant parents in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Where the main concern of advertising was to slip into the unconscious and unrecognizably evoke a feeling of desire, Warhol's work was meant to make the viewer actually stop and look at the images that had become invisible in their familiarity.
Warhol's obsession with fame, youth, and personality drew the most wild and interesting people to The Factory throughout the years.
www.pbs.org /wnet/americanmasters/database/warhol_a.html   (913 words)

 Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol was born Andrew Warhola in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1928.
Warhol was one of the first artists to understand the importance of the mass media.
Andy's late work was essentially based upon the years of finding the modern glyph, say 1962 to 1964.
www.cosmopolis.ch /english/cosmo12/warhol.htm   (1409 words)

 Warhol, Andy - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
WARHOL, ANDY [Warhol, Andy] 1928-87, American artist and filmmaker, b.
The leading exponent of the pop art movement and one of the most influential artists of the late 20th cent., Warhol concentrated on the surface of things, choosing his imagery from the world of commonplace objects such as dollar bills, soup cans, soft-drink bottles, and soap-pad boxes.
In 1973, Warhol launched the magazine Interview, a publication centered upon his fascination with the cult of the celebrity.
encyclopedia.infonautics.com /html/W/Warhol-A.asp   (425 words)

 Andy Warhol Biography - Bio
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1928, Andy Warhol graduated from the Carnegie Institute of Technology before moving to New York.
Andy Warhol had the privilege of working with the rock band The Velvet Underground in 1965.
Andy Warhol died February 22, 1987 after routine gall bladder surgery.
www.warhols.com /bio.html   (348 words)

 Andy Warhol | Artist and Filmmaker
Andy Warhol (Andrew Warhola) was born on August 6, 1928 in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.
Warhol's generally sunny and upbeat artwork turned to more serious subjects in his images of Jacqueline Kennedy mourning the assassination of President Kennedy in 1963, and his "Birmingham Race Riot" (1964).
Warhol dictated his diary to Pat Hackett at 9:30 am daily from whereever he was in the world.
www.lucidcafe.com /library/95aug/warhol.html   (1165 words)

 Bright Lights Film Journal | Decamping with Andy Warhol
Warhol's disengagement with an art form whose course he radically altered is legendary; the image of a permanently distracted Andy turning on a camera, corralling some of his "superstars" to primp and prance in front of it, then wandering off on some new tangent seems irrefutable.
And Warhol's attraction to everything kitsch, camp, and queer in his pop art is more than evident in the films, the individual contributions of a fabulous parade of demented drag queens, preening hustlers, and self-absorbed fag hags notwithstanding.
Warhol was as subtly sadistic toward his audience (if he imagined one) as he was toward his players.
www.brightlightsfilm.com /25/warhol.html   (1080 words)

 Bright Lights Film Journal | Early Andy Warhol films
Morrissey and Warhol have a certain campiness in common, but there's ultimately very little resemblance between a commercially minded film like Trash and any of the early Warhols, whose sheer unmarketability is one of their themes.
Warhol himself called his early films no more than "a way of passing the time," and he was so dismissive of convention that he'd sometimes continue to "shoot" scenes even without film in the camera.
Warhol's high standing as a visual artist and cultural icon has overshadowed his radical work in the cinema, but the recent emergence of many of his early films may change some of that.
www.brightlightsfilm.com /24/warhol.html   (668 words)

 Andy Warhol About Face
Warhol also proved to be correct with his prophecy that "in the future everybody will be world famous for about 15 minutes", as a look at television programs shows.
Warhol's drag is a failure, his masculine characteristics are ill-disguised, his wigs absurd, his looks more stunned than stunning.
Indeed for Warhol, the failed performance was always the most fascinating" (Nicholas Baume): "If I ever have to cast an acting role, I want the wrong person for the part.
www.cosmopolis.ch /english/cosmo5/warhol.htm   (504 words)

 ANDY WARHOL * Exhibits
The Andy Warhol Permanent Exhibition consist of the paintings both lent to the Museum by the Andy Warhol Foundation for Visual Arts in New York and owened by the Museum.
Warhol used only a fraction of that picture, the part of the princess' body and part of the dragon's tail.
Their authenticity is also proved by the letter of the President of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts in New York Archibald L. Gillies.
www.region.sk /warhol/exhibits.html   (1188 words)

 Andy Warhol
Andy has been described as the father of Pop Art, yet was the most destructive force against it.
Warhol and his entorage were the elite of New York, yet unrecognizable.
Andy had lived the American dream, coming from a poor Pittsburg family to becoming the Andy Warhol the world knows of today.
www.msu.edu /user/stewa134/warhol.htm   (857 words)

 Andy Warhol St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture - Find Articles
Andy Warhol was the most renowned Pop artist in the 1960s and, more generally, one of the most important artists of the twentieth century.
Warhol's position as the leading Pop artist was consolidated in 1962 at the seminal "New Realists" exhibition at the Sidney Janis Gallery in New York.
Warhol's fascination with stars was reflected in the gossipy celebrity magazine he founded in 1969 entitled Inter/View,; then Andy Warhol's Interview,; and later simply Interview.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_g1epc/is_bio/ai_2419201275   (811 words)

 afterimage: Screenprints of Andy Warhol | Director's essay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Warhol really had three careers: first he was a commercial artist from 1949 to 1960, which brought him considerable success; second, he became a pop artist from 1960 to 1968, and developed his ‘Factory’; studio and his fame; third, he was a successful business artist from 1968 until his death in 1987.
Warhol was an obsessive collector, documenting and gathering together a wide range of material, which he stored in  cardboard boxes that he called ‘Time Capsules’.
On 3 June 1968, Andy Warhol became a victim of his own star status and was shot in the stomach and lungs by an actress, Valerie Solanas, an occasional visitor to The Factory, and the sole member of SCUM, the Society for Cutting Up Men.
www.nga.gov.au /warhol/Default.cfm   (1556 words)

 I Shot Andy Warhol (1996)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Trivia: The filmmakers were given permission to reproduce some of Andy Warhol's paintings and silk screens for the set, but they had to destroy them after filming.
She is not in the history books labeled next to Andy Warhol, or is she one that oozes sympathy.
Warhol was a genius, and because of his fame and notoriety he somehow attracted some of the most interesting people in the world.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0116594   (795 words)

 MoMA.org | Exhibitions | 2003 | Andy Warhol
Using a stationary camera, Warhol manipulated light and shadow in increasingly inventive ways to capture the appearance, style, personality, and mood of both famous and lesser-known visitors to his studio, the Factory.
Although each film was shot at standard sound speed, or twenty-four frames per second, Warhol specified that prints be projected at a slower speed of sixteen frames per second, a rate used in the projection of silent films.
The result is an unusual fluidity of pace, a rhythm gently at odds with the starkness of the lighting and the boldness of the close-ups of face and hair.
www.moma.org /exhibitions/2003/warhol.html   (218 words)

 WWW Pop Art: Andy Warhol   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The first edition of his book THE Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again) was published in 1975.
In the same year Joseph Beuys by Andy Warhol was shown at the Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, he showed Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century at the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, and at the Jewish Museum, New York, and POPism, The Warhol '60s was published.
In 1981 the exhibition Andy Warhol - Paintings 1961-1968 was shown at the Kestner-Gesselschaft, Hanover, and at the Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich.
www.fi.muni.cz /~toms/PopArt/Biographies/warhol.html   (745 words)

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ndy Warhol was born Andrew Warhola in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1928.
Warhol also published The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (from A to B and Back Again).
Warhol also engaged in a series of collaborations with younger artists, including Jean-Michel Basquiat, Francesco Clemente and Keith Haring.
www.warholfoundation.org /biograph.htm   (559 words)

 Andy Warhol's Marilyn Prints
In the 1960s, Andy Warhol created several “mass-produced” images from photographs of celebrities such as Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley and Jackie Onassis.
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) was a key figure in Pop Art, an art movement that emerged in America and elsewhere in the 1950s to become prominent over the next two decades.
The screen is prepared using a photographic process, and then different color inks are printed using a rubber squeegee to press the paint onto the painting through the screen.
webexhibits.org /colorart/marilyns.html   (366 words)

 Andy Warhol's possession obsession | csmonitor.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Warhol also was involved with rock music (he sponsored the influential '60s New York band The Velvet Underground), and was a photographer, filmmaker, author, model, TV personality (on MTV's "Andy Warhol's 15 Minutes"), social magnet (at his famed studio The Factory), socialite (he was a Studio 54 regular), and cultural voyeur.
Warhol also understood consumerism, which his art appeared to reflect as both ironic and glorious – though Fremont points out that his art wasn't sarcastic, but "an appreciation of American culture." And he was as much consumer as commentator.
Warhol's five-story house in New York City was packed so full of objects large and small that he wound up living in two rooms.
www.csmonitor.com /2002/0329/p13s02-alar.html   (1364 words)

 Andy Warhol Exhibition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The selected works are drawn from the renowned collection of Pittsburgh's Andy Warhol Museum.
Click here to enter the gallery and view some of Andy Warhol's pieces that are included in the exhibition.
Andy Warhol is organized and circulated by The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh.
www.chrysler.org /warhol   (128 words)

 All-Reviews.com Movie/Video Review: I Shot Andy Warhol
I SHOT ANDY WARHOL is set mainly in the mid 60s and is based on a true story.
I finally decided perhaps the message was about the shallowness of the 60s drug culture in general and of Andy Warhol in particular.
Andy comes off as having no visible talent, and his brain seems to be on another planet.
www.all-reviews.com /videos-3/i-shot-andy-warhol.htm   (531 words)

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