Tuesday, 25 February 2014

My Andy Warhol information report

Andy Warhol 
Andy Warhol was a pop artist he was born on August the 6 1928
And died onFebruary 22 1987.
Andy was an American artist who first took an ordinary painting and tweeked it to make it and an extraordinary painting.
Then Andy decided that he would take things like coke bottle and boxes and Campbell's soup and turn it into an awesome painting.
Andy once said the rules in art were meant to be broken.
When Andy was a little boy he got very sick and his mum used to always give him Campbell's tomato soup for lunch.
Campbell's soup reminded Andy of his childhood.
Andy loved taking famous artists like pink, micheal Jackson and Marilyn Munro and making the colors change the whole picture.
The highest price ever payed for a Warhol painting was 105 million US dollars for a 1963 canvas painting called 
The silver car crash double disaster.
Andy's childhood home.
3252 Dawson street, south Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
In third grade Andy had St. Vitus' dance. He became hypochondriac.
As a teenager Andy graduated from schenley high school in 1945. After graduating from high school his intentions were to study art education at the university of Pittsburgh in the hope of becoming an art teacher, but his plans changed and he enrolled in the Carnegie institute of technology in Pittsburgh, where he studied commercial art. 
In 1949 he moved to New York City and began a career in a magi zine illustration and advertising.
In 1949 he earned a  bachelor of fine arts in pictorial design.
Andy was also a pioneer in computer-generating art using
Amiga computers that were introduced in 1984 two years before his death.
Warhol died in New York City at 6:32 am on February 22 1987.
The memorial service was on August  1 1987 at st Patrick's cathedral New York. 
Andy will never be forgotten.
By Hannah

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