By Jan Greenberg, Sandra Jordan
“IN the long run every body should be global recognized for 15 minutes.”
The Campbell’s Soup Cans. The Marilyns. the electrical Chairs. The plants. The paintings created via Andy Warhol increased daily pictures to paintings, making sure Warhol a popularity that has a long way outlasted the quarter-hour he anticipated for everybody else. His very identify is synonymous with the Nineteen Sixties American artwork move referred to as Pop.
But Warhol’s oeuvre was once the sum of many elements. He not just produced iconic artwork that mixed excessive and pop culture; he additionally made arguable motion pictures, starring his entourage of the attractive and outrageous; he introduced Interview, a slick journal that maintains to promote this day; and he reveled in major the leading edge of recent York’s hipster way of life. The manufacturing facility, Warhol’s studio and den of social happenings, was once where to be.
Who could have envisioned that this eccentric boy, the Pittsburgh-bred son of japanese ecu immigrants, could catapult himself into media superstardom? Warhol’s upward push, from poverty to wealth, from obscurity to prestige as a Pop icon, is an soaking up tale—one during which the yankee dream of reputation and fortune is performed out in all of its luck and its extra. No artist of the overdue twentieth century took the heartbeat of his time—and ours—better than Andy Warhol.
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