Andy Warhol


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in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, The United States
August 06, 1928

Died
February 22, 1987

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Andrew Warhola, better known as Andy Warhol, was an American artist and a central figure in the movement known as Pop art. After a successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol became famous worldwide for his work as a painter, an avant-garde filmmaker, a record producer, an author, and a public figure known for his membership in wildly diverse social circles that included bohemian street people, distinguished intellectuals, Hollywood celebrities, and wealthy aristocrats. A controversial figure during his lifetime (his work was often derided by critics as a hoax, or "put-on"), Warhol has been the subject of numerous retrospective exhibitions, books, feature and documentary films since his death in 1987. ...more

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The Philosophy of Andy Warhol

3.78 avg rating — 38,858 ratings — published 1975 — 48 editions
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The Andy Warhol Diaries

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3.90 avg rating — 2,558 ratings — published 1989 — 25 editions
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POPism: The Warhol Sixties

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Fame

3.60 avg rating — 1,190 ratings — published 2018
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I'll Be Your Mirror: The Se...

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"Giant" Size

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365 Takes

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3.40 avg rating — 236 ratings — published 1979 — 7 editions
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America

3.99 avg rating — 149 ratings — published 1985 — 15 editions
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Cats, Cats, Cats

4.01 avg rating — 107 ratings — published 1994 — 3 editions
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