Michael Waters week four assignment Pop Art and Andy Warhol - Pop Art and Andy Warhol Michael Waters Arts\/125 16 February 2016 Andy Warhol's biography

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Pop Art and Andy Warhol Michael Waters Arts/125 16 February 2016
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Andy Warhol's biography Andy Warhol was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1928. As a young boy he was very sick and was bed reading for most of it but did finish school with a bachelor in Fine Art. He was an American pop culture, and visual artist. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture, and advertisement that flourished by the 1960s. His first big job was in the 50’s as doing ink work for shoe advertisements; these were loose, blotted-ink style. Mr. Warhol also picked up work from RCA Records, to do art work on record covers. Warhol's work both as a commercial artist and later a fine artist displays a casual approach to image making, the resulting imagery in both Warhol's commercial art and later in his fine art endeavors is often replete with imperfection—smudges and smears can often be found.
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Pop Culture Popular culture is often viewed as being trivial and "dumbed down" in order to find consensual acceptance throughout the mainstream. As a result, it comes under heavy
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