Pop Art founder Andy Warhol (1923 – 1987) was also a filmmaker, writer, actor, music video producer and celebrity. He defined the 1960s and generated silk screen multiples which were depictions of American mass produced items. “Lips,” and its repetitive images illustrate that technique, and is quintessential Warhol in the way it reveals the beauty within mass culture.
Andy Warhol (1923 – 1987), one of the 20th century’s most creative, prolific and influential artists, defined a decade and a culture with his groundbreaking Pop Art. Initially a popular Manhattan commercial artist, Warhol achieved fame with his multiple images of soup cans, soda bottles, dollar bills and celebrities, which revealed the beauty within mass culture. Innovator of silkscreening, Warhol’s talents also encompassed filmmaking, music production, commercial illustration, writing and magazine publishing.