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Andy Warhol

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BC: Andy Warhol had the ability to take useful objects of daily living and create art. (Currid [16]) | Self Portrait With Skull

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1: "I switched to manufactured painting because they're easier... I wish I were a machine. I don't want to be hurt. I don't want human emotions." -Andy Warhol (Rorabaugh [201]) | hamburger | Eleven String Instruments

2: "He understood but also encapsulated, in both his work and his Factory, the collective nature of creativity: that fashion, art, film, music, and design did not reside in separate spheres." (Currid [15]) | Marilyn | Car

3: art

4: His belief that bad work can be constructed into good work established his economic value, and talent to improvise. (Brown, Patterson [66]) | Vanishing Animals: Butterfly

5: Diamond Dust Shoes | NYC Street Map

6: Ice Cream Dessert | Police Car

7: Before I was shot, I always thought that I was more half-there than all-there - I always suspected that I was watching TV instead of living life. Right when I was being shot and ever since, I knew that I was watching television. -Andy Warhol | Brooklyn Bridge | Self Portrait in Orange

8: His interpretation of a Coca-Cola bottle was six feet tall, and its curves may have been intended to represent the female body.(Greenberg, Jordan [52]) | Three Coke Bottles

9: Double Mona Lisa | Banana

10: Marketability provided Warhol with the benefits of success unlike any other artist. (Brown, Patterson [47]) | Red Lenin

11: I never understood why when you died, you didn't just vanish, everything could just keep going on the way it was only you just wouldn't be there. I always thought I'd like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I'd like it to say 'figment.' | Ten MARILYNS

12: Andy Warhol was influenced by the pop culture around him, and he created some of the most controversial and talked-about pieces of his time. | Necklaces and Pins | Dance Diagram

13: Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet. -Andy Warhol | Heart

14: Warhol used a very smooth painting method so the artwork almost did not look hand-made. The paintings looked like they came out of the same factory that made the soup cans.

16: He made pictures of famous people such as the actress Marilyn Monroe and the singer Elvis Presley. Warhol was very interested in fame. He celebrated famous people and they celebrated him. | Elvis

17: Mao | Jackie | Reigning Queens: Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom

19: Andy Warhol helped change the way the world defined modern art. His colorful Pop Art images and unusual personality made him one of the most famous and important people in American art and culture.

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  • Title: Andy Warhol
  • Pictures Found At http://www.art.com/gallery/id--a76/andy-warhol-posters_p12.htm?ui=0B9E08718AF846F587AE1760B2ABCB65 Quotes and Descriptions Found At http://www1.voanews.com/learningenglish/home/a-23-2006-04-15-voa2-83130682.html Currid, Elizabeth. The Warhol Economy: How Fashion, Art, and Music Drive New York City. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Google Scholars Books. Web. 7 Mar. 2010. Greenberg, Jan, and Sandra Jordan. Andy Warhol: Prince of Pop. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Google Scholars Books. Web. 7 Mar. 2010 Rorabaugh, W.J. Kennedy and the Promise of the Sixies. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Google Scholars Books. Web. 8 Mar. 2010 "Andy Warhol." Contemporary Photographers, 3rd ed. St. James Press, 1996. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Gale, 2010. http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/BioRC
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