(1928-1987) American artist and filmmaker, born as Andrew Warhola. The leading exponent of the pop art movement, Warhol chose his imagery from the world of commonplace objects such as dollar bills, soup cans, soft-drink bottles, and soap-pad boxes. He is variously credited with attempting to ridicule and to celebrate American middle-class values by erasing the distinction between popular and high culture. Monotony and repetition became the hallmark of his multi-image, mass-produced silk-screen paintings: for many of these, such as the portraits of Marilyn Monroe and Jacqueline Kennedy, he employed newspaper photographs. From encyclopedia.com

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Andy Warhol Museum
Located near downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, where he was born and grew up. The Museum features extensive permanent collections of art and archives, special exhibitions including his work.
Andy Warhol
Works by the artist in the Tate Collection including essays and drawings.
Andy Warhol - About Face
Review of the portraits and self-portraits by the American artist in a Miami exhibition.
Andy Warhol Biography: From The Velvet Underground To Basquiat
A biography focusing on his collaborations through Max's Kansas City and his influence on the New York art scene.
Andy Warhol exhibition in Paris
Provides pictures regarding the exhibition that took place on March 2009 in France.
The Andy Warhol Family Album
Biography and family history complete with photos, early artwork and current events.
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Established in 1987 in accordance with Warhol's will. Mission is advancement of the visual arts through grants to cultural institutions.
Andy Warhol: Series and Singles
Biography and review of the exhibition at the Fondation Beyeler in Basle.
Art Directors Club
Biography showing how Warhol became a contemporary icon before his death.
The Art Institute of Chicago
Features Andy Warhol’s gallery, including sketches and drawings.
Artfacts - Andy Warhol
Featuring biographical information, exhibitions and links to galleries.
Decamping with Andy Warhol
Bright Lights Film Journal discusses several Warhol rarities: dizzy tributes to horses, insanity, and Hedy Lamarr with a five o'clock shadow.
Gallery Warhol
Wide collection of the American artist including edition information as well as printer, publisher and sizes. The database is also organized by time line.
Getty Museum: Andy Warhol
Provides a brief biography including a small gallery with notes, medium, size and analysis on each painting.
The Grave of Andy Warhol
Location and pictures of his grave. Biography is also available.
IMDb: Andy Warhol
Filmography at IMDb.
MoMA The Collection: Andy Warhol
Collection of the American artist since 1946. Biography is also available focused on his inspiration on creating earliest examples of Pop Art.
National Galleries of Scotland
Features Warhol's artworks dated from 1948 to 1987.
National Gallery of Art - Andy Warhol
Also known as Andrew Warhola, provides a list of the American artist's work along with a biography.
Warhol City
Andy Warhol Museum of Modern Art in Slovakia, the 2nd largest collection worldwide.
Warholstars
Includes a comprehensive timeline, photos, a filmography, and biographies of many of Warhol's associates.
Wikipedia: Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987)
Encyclopedia article featuring an extended biography, artworks and further reading sources regarding the American pop-artist.
Andy Warhol's possession obsession
Article about the famous artist's collection of oddities. Provided by the Christian Science Monitor. (March 29, 2002)

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