Andy Warhol

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Andy Warhol  was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture, and advertising that flourished by the 1960s, and utilize a variety of media, including painting, silkscreening, photography, film, and sculpture. Some of his best known works include the silkscreen paintings Campbell's Soup Cans (1962) and Marilyn Diptych (1962).

Marilyn Diptych
















The Marilyn Diptych (1962) is a silkscreen painting by American pop artist Andy Warhol. The work was completed during the weeks after Marilyn Monroe's death in August 1962. It contains fifty images of the actress, which are all based on a single publicity photograph.

Campbell’s Soup Cans













Campbell's Soup Cans, which is sometimes referred to as 32 Campbell's Soup Cans, is a work of art produced in 1962 by Andy Warhol. It consists of thirty two canvases, each consisting of a painting of a Campbell's Soup can.

The individual paintings were produced by a printmaking method—the semi-mechanized screen printing process, using a non-painterly style. Campbell's Soup Cans' reliance on themes from popular culture helped to usher in pop art as a major art movement in the United States.

BrilloBox









Brillobox is a work from 1964 by the American pop artist Andy Warhol .

The work is built on the basis of the package of Brillo , a US trademark of steelwool padIt consists of wooden boxes which are painted white in acrylic paint with a silk-screen print in blue and red. The print consists of the logo "Brillo®" with lyrics "New!", "Soap pads", "With rust registers" and "Shines aluminum fixed". The original boxes dimensions are 43.5 × 43.5 × 35.6 cm, but later copies have been made in other sizes.
Andy Warhol was an artist most associated with the pop art movement. He was trying to show art is actually existent in everyday objects, such as Campbell soup cans, washing powder… Just not everyone sees it.
2 of my favourite pieces from Andy Warhol


Campbell Soup Cans
The way he produced 32 paintings of the Campbells Soup Cans attracted me to this artwork. I found it interesting, as he used different types of Campbells Soup. Such as Chicken Noodle Soup, Tomato Rice Soup and Beef Noodle Soup. 
He uses silkscreening method to produce 32 artworks fast. I can employ this technique if I want to mass produce my artworks.

Marilyn Diptych
I was attracted by how this artwork make use of different kinds of vibrant colours on a same image. Since Andy Warhol used vibrant colours in his artworks, I think I can employ this technique to make my artwork more colourful and attracting.



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