Who is Andy Warhol?
Andy Warhol is an American painter, filmmaker and publisher. He is considered one of the most important representatives of the pop art movement. Apart from that, he launched a magazine called Warhol Interview, opened a nightclub, prepared 2 TV shows to be shown on cable. Andy Warhol's TV and Andy Warhol's Fifteen Minutes tv shows were shown on MTV.
Andy Warhol's Artistic Perspective and Style
Andy Warhol uses Mass production, a genre of art where mass-produced objects are often used. He also used this style in his famous work, “Campbell soups” advertisement. Warhol, who multiplied his paintings with posters and printing techniques, reacted to the Americans' view of events in this way. He used drawing, painting, printmaking technique, screen printing, sculpture, video and music in his works. The quote “One day everyone will be famous for 15 minutes” belongs to Andy Varhol.
Andy Warhol won the Independent Film Award for his short films. He also directed two experimental feature films, "Empire" and "Sleep". One of these movies, 'Empire', lasted 8 hours and the movie was only made by operating a camera placed in front of the Empire State Building at a fixed point for 8 hours. In his movie Sleep, a person sleeping for 6 hours was seen. for his movies: "You can go to the bathroom, take a cigarette break, wander around while watching my movies and you won't miss anything." he said.