Andy Warhol (1923 – 1987), who referred to himself as a re-creator rather than a creator, became a Pop Art icon when he made his multi-hued silkscreened Campbell’s soup cans, Coca Cola bottles and dollar bills. Working out of a studio called The Factory, Warhol’s immediately recognizable objects recreated using silk screen and paint. His most famous work, Warhol’s soup cans were an artistic triumph that made him a world-renowned celebrity.
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.
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