Warhol, Andy ___ 1928-1987 ___ American ___ painter, director

BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY
Andrew Warhola, who was born Pittsburgh and who became better know as Andy Warhol, is considered one of the major figures of the pop art movement. He studied at the Carnegie Institute of Technology but moved to New York City where he became a highly successful commercial artist. In the early 1960s he developed a silk screen technique which allowed him to produce the mass-media images of, for example, Campbell's soup cans, Coca-Cola bottles and celebrity faces for which he is famous. Warhol also earned a reputation as an experimental film director. In 1968, he almost died after being shot, but recovered and continued working. He dictated a diary, on a daily basis, for the last 10 years of his life.
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Wikipedia bio

DIARY DATES, CONTENT DESCRIPTORS
1976-1987 ___ culture art society people love/sex health

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The Warhol Museum - possibly

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The Andy Warhol Diaries
 

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