ARTISTS

Andy Warhol


Andy Warhol (1928 – 1987)
 
Andy Warhol was born in 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He studied history of art, pictoral design, sociology and psychology from 1945 to 1949 at the Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh. He then went to New York as a commercial artist. As a painter, graphic artist, photographer and director of films, Warhol is considered a founder and main exponent of Pop Art. He died in 1987 in New York.

 

Exhibitions and Distinctions (Selection)

 

2013
Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
 
2013
Teylers Museum, The Netherlands
 
2013
Louisiana Museum, Denmark
 
2009
Grand Palais, Paris
 
2000
Lousiana Museum, Humlebaek
 
1999
Large travelling exhibition at Kunsthalle Hamburg; the Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; International Center for Photography, New York
 
1993
Kunsthalle, Basel
 
1989
Travelling exhibition at Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; University of Pennsylvania-Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; Serpentine Gallery, London; Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach; Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain, Jouy-en-Josas
 
1981
Museum of Modern Art, Vienna
 
1979
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
 
1977
Museum Folkwang, Essen
 
1972
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
 
1970
Travelling exhibition at Pasadena Art Museum; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Stedelijk Museum Eindhoven; Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville, Paris; TheTate Gallery, London; Whitney Museum, NewYork
 
1966
The Velvet Underground is formed
 
1963
The Factory is founded
 
1962
First Campbell’s Soup and Coca Cola screen-print series, exhibited at Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles. Participation at The New Realists, Janis Gallery, New York
 
1956
Thirty Fifth Annual Art Director’s Club Award for his commercial shoe drawings
 
1952
Hugo Gallery: Fifteen Drawings based on the Writings of Truman Capote

 
 

Literature (Selection)

 

From Silverpoint to Silver Screen – Andy Warhol 1950s Drawings ed. Daniel Blau, published by Hirmer January 2013
 
Andy Warhol – Zeichnungen 1942-1987, ed. The Andy Warhol Museum Pittsburgh, 2005
 
Andy Warhol – Catalogue Rainsonné Vol. 2 (Paintings and Sculptures 1964-69), Georg Frei, Neil Printz, London, 2004
 
Andy Warhol – Catalogue Rainsonné Vol. 1 (Paintings and Sculptures 1961-63), Georg Frei, Neil Printz, London, 2002
 
Warhol Pre-Pop, Jesse Kornbluth, München, 1989
 
Andy Warhol – Das zeichnerische Werk 1942-1975, ed. by Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, 1976

Weegee and Andy Warhol New York 1967