Andy Warhol
  • Imprint: Tate Publishing
  • Publication Date: March 1, 2020
  • Price: $11.95
  • Trim Size: 6 58 x 8 14
  • ISBN: 978-1-84976-318-9
  • EAN: 9781849763189
  • Page Count: 80
  • Illustrations: 60 color illustrations
  • Format: Paperback

The perfect introduction to the life and work of this pioneering artist

The work of Andy Warhol (1928–1987) reflected and commented on contemporary themes in American society: consumerism, celebrity, mass production, disaster, and death. To capture these ideas he used a wide range of iconic images: Coca-Cola, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, the electric chair, the crashed car, the race riot, and the atomic bomb. His openness to subject matter was matched by a willingness to explore all media, resulting in his innovative approach to painting, photography, drawing, and printmaking, and his influential activity as an experimental filmmaker. Andy Warholoffers a concise introduction to and pictorial overview of one of the greatest modern artists, one who redefined 20th-century art.

About the author

Stephanie Straine is curator of exhibitions and projects at Modern Art Oxford. She specializes in American art of the 1960s.