Andy Warhol

Biography

The painter Andrew Warhol was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1928. The child of a couple of Carpathian-rusyn emigrants, from Mikova, since his childhood has discovered his passion for painting when you colored, made of paper cut, drew and painted. In 1936, when Andy receives a projector's film as a gift, began to interpret his art, more finely because with this appliance it transmitted caricatures on the walls of your home. The following year he wakes up your interest for photography and from this moment until the age of 11, he attended free art classes every Saturday. Warhol has begun to study at Holmes Elementary and then at Schendey High School, where they take elective classes in art, and here comes with a title and graduated. Continuing his studies, in 1945, he is admitted to the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, where he obtained the title of Bachelor's degree in fine arts and pictorial design. The following year, due to its low performance begins a course of drawing, which wins the Martin B. Leisser Prize, and participates in an exhibition at the Gallery of fine arts of the University. Now independent, Warhol moved to New York City and began working as a commercial artist. S u first job was for the 'Glamour' magazine, and here, Andy illustrates the article "What is Success?". Continues to work until they become his first solo exhibition "Fifteen Drawings Based on the Writings of Truman Capote", which is conducted at the Hugo Gallery, in New York, in June 1952. Shortly after, Andy begins to expand its portfolio of clients when it receives the American Institute of Graphic Arts and The Art Directors Club, numerous awards for his work, among its clients were: Tiffany & Co., I. Miller shoes, Bonwit Teller, Columbia Records, Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, Fleming-Joffe and NBC, among others. Thereby concerning his personal life and intimate, approximately also for the d each of the 50's, his mother moved to New York City and is left with l until 1971. In the following years, it shows a more positive energy in his paintings, and in the 1960s began to paint images Pop, like paintings completo Campbell Soup Can, which has been a sensation in the world of art and have made it all a celebrity. Then, arriving the year 1964, Andy exhibits his first sculptures, which have been nothing more and nothing less than hundreds of r stems from large boxes of supermarket as product: glitter, Heinz Ketchup, del Monte, Mott completo Apple Juice and Kellogg completo de Corn Flakes, and little after begins to use the silk screen hand-cut to reproduce its drawings of dollar bills. With so much success in this beautiful little of his life, Warhol unable to establish his studio in an empty barracks of fire, known as the "Factory", painted silver, covered with foil aluminium. Finally, in 1986, Warhol painted what will be his last works, self-portraits and portraits of Lenin and Mao Tse Tung, and died February 22, 1987, at age 58, of a sudden heart attack. l has extended his intellectual talents to other fields and has done also Edition of books, writing, film, television and music, without doubt it has been any one of the most prolific and famous artists that the world has ever known.

The painter Andrew Warhol was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1928. The child of a couple of Carpathian-rusyn emigrants, from Mikova, since his childhood has discovered his passion for painting when you colored, made of paper cut, drew and painted. In 1936, when Andy receives a projector's film as a gift, began to interpret his art, more finely because with this appliance it transmitted caricatures on the walls of your home. The following year he wakes up your interest for photography and from this moment until the age of 11, he attended free art classes every Saturday. Warhol has begun to study at Holmes Elementary and then at Schendey High School, where they take elective classes in art, and here comes with a title and graduated. Continuing his studies, in 1945, he is admitted to the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, where he obtained the title of Bachelor's degree in fine arts and pictorial design. The following year, due to its low performance begins a course of drawing, which wins the Martin B. Leisser Prize, and participates in an exhibition at the Gallery of fine arts of the University. Now independent, Warhol moved to New York City and began working as a commercial artist. S u first job was for the 'Glamour' magazine, and here, Andy illustrates the article "What is Success?". Continues to work until they become his first solo exhibition "Fifteen Drawings Based on the Writings of Truman Capote", which is conducted at the Hugo Gallery, in New York, in June 1952. Shortly after, Andy begins to expand its portfolio of clients when it receives the American Institute of Graphic Arts and The Art Directors Club, numerous awards for his work, among its clients were: Tiffany & Co., I. Miller shoes, Bonwit Teller, Columbia Records, Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, Fleming-Joffe and NBC, among others. Thereby concerning his personal life and intimate, approximately also for the d each of the 50's, his mother moved to New York City and is left with l until 1971. In the following years, it shows a more positive energy in his paintings, and in the 1960s began to paint images Pop, like paintings completo Campbell Soup Can, which has been a sensation in the world of art and have made it all a celebrity. Then, arriving the year 1964, Andy exhibits his first sculptures, which have been nothing more and nothing less than hundreds of r stems from large boxes of supermarket as product: glitter, Heinz Ketchup, del Monte, Mott completo Apple Juice and Kellogg completo de Corn Flakes, and little after begins to use the silk screen hand-cut to reproduce its drawings of dollar bills. With so much success in this beautiful little of his life, Warhol unable to establish his studio in an empty barracks of fire, known as the "Factory", painted silver, covered with foil aluminium. Finally, in 1986, Warhol painted what will be his last works, self-portraits and portraits of Lenin and Mao Tse Tung, and died February 22, 1987, at age 58, of a sudden heart attack. l has extended his intellectual talents to other fields and has done also Edition of books, writing, film, television and music, without doubt it has been any one of the most prolific and famous artists that the world has ever known.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 80

Birthday 1928-08-06

Day of Death 1987-02-22

Place of Birth Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Adult Actor False

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Known For

Directing TV ShowsMovies

1984 The Cars: Hello Again … Director
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode) … Director
1969 Blue Movie … Director
1968 Lonesome Cowboys … Director
1968 San Diego Surf … Director
1967 **** … Director
1967 The Nude Restaurant … Director
1967 Imitation of Christ … Director
1967 Bike Boy … Director
1967 I, a Man … Director
1967 The Velvet Underground in Boston … Director
1967 Tiger Morse … Director
1967 Sausalito … Director
1966 Chelsea Girls … Director
1966 More Milk, Evette … Director
1966 Outer and Inner Space … Director
1966 The Velvet Underground and Nico … Director
1966 Eating Too Fast (Blow Job #2) … Director
1966 Andy Warhol Screen Tests … Director
1966 Screen Test: Lou Reed (Coke) … Director
1966 Screen Test: Nico … Director
1966 Lupe … Director
1966 Hedy … Director
1965 My Hustler … Director
1965 Beauty #2 … Director
1965 Poor Little Rich Girl … Director
1965 Screen Test #2 … Director
1965 The Life of Juanita Castro … Director
1965 Restaurant … Director
1965 Vinyl … Director
1965 Screen Test: Edie Sedgwick … Director
1965 Horse … Director
1965 Harlot … Director
1965 Kitchen … Director
1964 Empire … Director
1964 Blow Job … Director
1964 Tarzan and Jane Regained... Sort of … Director
1964 Sleep … Director
1964 13 Most Beautiful Women … Director
1964 Batman Dracula … Director
1964 Mario Banana II … Director
1964 Mario Banana I … Director
1964 Couch … Director
1964 Screen Test: Helmut … Director
1963 Kiss … Director
1963 Eat … Director
1963 Haircut … Director

Acting

2010 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within as Himself (Archive Footage)
2010 Beautiful Darling as Himself
2006 Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film as Himself
2006 Velvet Underground: Under Review
1999 This Side of Paradise
1997 Happy Birthday to John
1990 Scenes from the Life of Andy Warhol: Friendships and Intersections as Himself
1987 Andy Warhol as Himself
1986 He Stands in the Desert Counting the Seconds of His Life
1986 The Ballad of Sexual Dependency as Himself
1983 A Night with Lou Reed as himself
1982 Tootsie as Himself (uncredited)
1982 66 Scenes from America as Himself
1981 Chelsea Hotel
1980 Blank Generation as Himself
1979 Cocaine Cowboys as Himself
1979 Tally Brown, New York
1976 Underground and Emigrants
1974 Identikit as English Lord
1974 Andy Warhol: Re-Reproduction as Himself
1973 Andy Warhol as Himself
1968 The Queen
1968 The New Cinema
1966 Match Girl
1966 The Velvet Underground and Nico as himself
1965 Andy Warhol
1965 Dirt as Himself
1965 Horse
1964 Empire as Himself
1964 Tarzan and Jane Regained... Sort of

Production

1974 Blood for Dracula … Producer
1972 Heat … Producer
1970 Trash … Producer
1968 Flesh … Producer
1966 Hedy … Producer
1965 Dirt … Producer
1900 Fashion(0 episodes) … Producer
1900 Andy Warhol's TV(0 episodes) … Producer
1900 Andy Warhol's Fifteen Minutes(0 episodes) … Producer

Writing

1967 The Nude Restaurant … Writer
1966 Chelsea Girls … Writer

Art

1966 Lupe … Art Direction

Crew

1966 Hedy … Cinematography

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