WARHOL, Andy

WARHOL, Andy (Pittsburgh, EE.UU., 1928 – Nueva York, EE.UU., 1987).

Andrew Warhola, generally known as Andy Warhol, was an American artist, filmmaker and music producer who played a crucial role in the birth and development of the ‘pop art’ movement.

He was considered a modern guru of his generation and was one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.

He is currently represented at the most important worldwide contemporary art museums, such as MOMA, Metropolitan,

Guggenheim (New York), Fukoka Museum (Japan), Fine Arts Museum Basel (Switzerland), el National Museum of Art XXI (Rome), MUMOK (Vienna), SMAK (Belgium) and Tate Gallery London, and at museums named after him in Pittsburgh and Medzilaborce (Slovakia).