Who Was Andy Warhol?

Who Was Andy Warhol?

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Overview

Best known for his screen prints of soup cans and movie stars, this shy young boy from Pittsburgh shot to fame with his radical ideas of what “art” could be. Working in the aptly named “Factory,” Warhol’s paintings, movies, and eccentric lifestyle blurred the lines between pop culture and art, ushering in the Pop Art movement and, with it, a national obsession. Who Was Andy Warhol? tells the story of an enigmatic man who grew into a cultural icon.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780448482422
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 12/26/2014
Series: Penguin Who Was...Series
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 242,714
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 820L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Kirsten Anderson is a freelance writer and actress who lives in New York City with her charming Pomeranian, Sunflower.

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In July 1962, a new art exhibit opened at the Ferus Gallery in Los Angeles. When people walked into the gallery, they saw thirty-two paintings lined up on a shelf. They were paintings of cans of Campbell’s soup. Each painting showed a different flavor of soup.

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Who Was Andy Warhol? 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It's not a bad book, but there is a suggestive comment about homosexual life in it, which may be a little unsuitable for younger readers.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The best book in the unvierse
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Pop Artist