The pop artist Andy Warhol died at the age of 58. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Led a visual art movement known as Pop Art; sold a painting titled Eight Elvises for $100 million. His art crossed several mediums from hand drawing to painting to printmaking to photography to silk screening, sculpture, film, and music. Pioneered computer-generated art with his use of Amiga computers.
He was born the fourth child of Ondrej and Julia Warchola and had two older brothers named Paul and John. He developed Sydenham’s chorea, causing his extremities to move involuntarily, and spent much of his childhood in bed listening to music.
“Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.” (Andy Warhol)
“I just happen to like ordinary things. When I paint them, I don’t try to make them extraordinary. I just try to paint them ordinary-ordinary.” (Andy Warhol)
“What’s great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest. You can be watching TV and see Coca-Cola, and you can know that the President drinks Coke. Liz Taylor drinks Coke, and just think, you can drink Coke, too.” (Andy Warhol)
“People need to be made more aware of the need to work at learning how to live because life is so quick and sometimes it goes away too quickly.” (Andy Warhol)
“Everyone needs a fantasy.” (Andy Warhol)