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Fabulous!

A Portrait of Andy Warhol

Christensen, Bonnie

(Book - 2011)
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
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Biography of Andy Warhol.

McMillan Palgrave

You might recognize him from his famous paintings of Campbell’s soup cans and coke bottles. But do you know about the artist who created these images?

Any Warhol was often sick as a child but found comfort in reading comic books and most especially in drawing. From his early days in Pittsburgh in the 1930s to the height of his glory in the 1960s when he blurred the line between commercial art and fine art, this book chronicles an artist’s remarkable path to becoming a renowned Pop Art icon.



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Describes how Andy Warhol used his talent for drawing to overcome poverty and illness, to become a successful commercial artist, and eventually an influential painter, filmmaker, and public figure.
Examines the life and work of the pop artist Andy Warhol, from his early days in Pittsburgh, PA, to his popular commercial art of the 1960s. By the author of the New York Times Notable book, Woody Guthrie: Poet of the People.

Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0805087532
9780805087536
Branch Call Number: J 700.92 C
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 22 x 29 cm.

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