Andy Warhol art style is iconic for the pop art movement. He was famous for exploring popular culture in his work, using brands like Coca Cola and Campbell’s Soup.
This new style of art that had begun in England in the mid-1950s and consisted of realistic interpretation of everyday items.
He loved bold and flashing colors and silk screening techniques to mass-produce artworks based on photographs of celebrities, like the one of Marilyn Monroe.
Andy itself had a confident style, wearing leather items and oversized sunglasses together with his big white hair.
The genesis of Andy Warhol art style
Warhol began with Coke bottles and comic strips, but his work wasn’t getting quite the attention he wanted.
In `61 a friend gave Andy an idea: he should paint what he liked most in the world, maybe something such as money or a can of soup. Warhol painted both.
Warhol’s first exhibition in an art gallery came in 1962 in Los Angeles. He displayed his canvases of Campbell’s soup, one for each of the 32 types of soup made by the company. So, the vanguard of the new pop art movement begun. He saw art as a product, and that was a new and revolutionary perspective
Warhol’s studio was called The Factory, as an allusion to the mass-produced nature of his artworks.
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