Opus Art, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Mao-Hot Pink by Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol Biography

Andy Warhol

(Pennsylvania 1928 - New York, 1987)

American painter, printmaker, film-maker, and writer; widely recognized as one of the most famous and controversial artists of the last century.

Trained at the Carnegie Institute of Technology, he initially gained recognition as one of the most successful commercial artists in New York, during the 1950s.

As an artist, he came into limelight with his paintings and screenprints of mass-produced images - advertisements and comic strips. Probably, the best known American Pop artist, his works depicting Campbell soups, Coca Cola bottles, celebrity icons, like Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, are some of the most recognized images of our time.

During his lifetime, he also collaborated with artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, the Graffiti artist and LeRoi Neiman, the Playboy magazine illustrator.

Selected Exhibitions

  • Winter Warhol

Woodward Gallery - Andy Warhol 1928-1987

Coskun Fine Art - Andy Warhol - Small World

JGM.Galerie - Andy Warhol - Reigning Queens Drawings + Other Uniques & Editions

Pollock Fine Art - Warhol & Basquiat 2005

Galerie Sho Contemporary Art - Picasso, Miro & Warhol at Art Space

ArtSpace Gallery - Dubai - Small Treasures: Whister to Warhol | Bartlett Beckmann Corinth Flavin Kentridge Nash Ritchie Sloan Warhol Whistler and more

Robert Brown Gallery - Andy Warhol "Summer

Shadows" Woodward Gallery - Takes and Outtakes From The Andy Warhol Museum: In celebration of the 10th anniversary of The Warhol and the publication of Andy Warhol: 365 Takes

Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, Inc. - Andy Warhol

Guy Hepner Contemporary - A Triple Alliance: de Chirico, Picabia, Warhol

Sperone Westwater - Richard Avedon: 'Andy Warhol and The Factory' [1969] and 'The Family' [1976]

Fraenkel Gallery

Selected Collections and Museums

  • Museum of Modern Art. New York
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
  • J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
  • Tate Gallery, London
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