A visionary and innovator, Andy Warhol profoundly influenced the world through artworks and insights that have endured far beyond his time. Known for the famous quote, "The world fascinates me", Warhol (1923 – 1987) had this shot taken in a photobooth in 1963. Founder of Pop Art, Warhol invented silkscreening, which created mass-produced images by mechanically inking a photo overlaid on a large canvas. Best known for his multiple images, Warhol also made films, produced music, illustrated, wrote books, published a magazine, and indelibly influenced 20th century art.
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.