Andy Warhol pop art


Andy Warhol was born on August 6, 1928. At age 10, Warhol was diagnosed with chorea, a nervous system disease that causes involuntary movements of the extremities. At times when he was confined to bed, Warhol drew and developed and collectected a pictures of movie stars. While at the School of Fine Arts in Pitsburg, Warhol became drawing whimsical ink drawins of shoe advertisements. After witnessign Warhol's magnificent work, R.C.A records hired him to design promotional materials and albumn covers. In 1962, Warhol experienced his first solo-gallery exhibition where he debuted Pop Art. Warhol's Pop Art was praised by critics and he gradually began to develope fame and recognition in the artist world. A few years later, Warhol instigated production of his reknowned Coca Cola bottles and Campbell soup cans. Warhol also started creating paintings of famous celebrities like Marilyn Moroe and Elvis Presley. All of these works gave Warhol abundant recognition and around this time Warhol took his spot as one of the worlds most famous artists. Today, Warhol is considered one of the greatest pop artists of all time. One of Warhol's paintings were sold for more than $100,000; a feat only surpassed by Pablo Picasso, Vincent Van Gogh and Jackson Pollack.