WARHOL Andy (Warhol Andy)( American artist and filmmaker experimenter)
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Biography WARHOL Andy (Warhol Andy)
In the 1960's led the artistic direction of a so-called. Pop Art. In his works, Warhol used the 'popular' (instantly recognizable, everyday) images and objects: cans, cars, photos of movie stars, repeatedly reproduced in the technique of silk-screen printing.
Warhol was born in 1930 in Philadelphia (pc. Pennsylvania), studied at the Carnegie Institute of Technology in New York. After Institute in 1950, Warhol became a successful illustrator for fashion magazines. In 1962 the creative aspirations of Andy Warhol, Roy Lihtensteyna, Rosenquist, and several other young New York artists took shape in the new direction of modern art - pop art. In late 1960 Warhol began making films. He sought to expand the traditional boundaries of film, taking a so-called. 'still films' (eg, . in the movie Dream within six hours of sleep a person is shown), applying the technique of 'cracked screen', . when divided into several parts of the screen simultaneously shown two or more scenes (the film Girls from Chelsea), superimposing shots at each other throughout the film,
. In 1969 was published 'novel' Warhol called A, is a sequence of unrelated fragments of conversation, taken from tape recordings. Works by Warhol certainly had a tremendous influence on the atmosphere and direction of modern art. Warhol died in New York on February 12, 1987.