- Born August 1928
- Educated Carnegie Institute of Technology
From WikipediaAndy Warhol Andy Warhol 1975.jpg Warhol in 1975 Born Andrew Warhola August 6, 1928 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. Died February 22, 1987 (aged 58) New York City, U.S. Education Carnegie Institute of Technology (Carnegie Mellon University) Known for Printmaking, painting, cinema, photography Notable work Chelsea Girls (1966 film) Exploding Plastic Inevitable (1966 event) Campbell's Soup Cans (1962 painting) Marilyn Diptych (1962 painting) Movement Pop art Andy Warhol (/ˈwɔːrhɒl/; born Andrew Warhola; August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American artist, director and producer who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture, and advertising that flourished by the 1960s, and span a variety of media, including painting, silkscreening, photography, film, and sculpture. Some of his best known works include the silkscreen paintings Campbell's Soup Cans (1962) and Marilyn Diptych (1962), the experimental film Chelsea Girls (1966), and the multimedia events known as the Exploding Plastic Inevitable (1966–67).