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Born near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, of immigrant Czech parents, American artist Andy Warhol studied art at the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh. He then worked as a commercial artist in New York City. In the early 1960s, Warhol became the most famous pioneer of "pop art," which used comic books, advertisements, and consumer goods as subject matter. Warhol's colorful paintings of Campbell's soup can labels, boxes of Brillo pads, and celebrity icons such as Marilyn Monroe, became among the most recognizable examples of pop art. Warhol was also a filmmaker as well as a painter and graphic artist; his more memorable films include Trash (1969) and Frankenstein (1973). His studio, called "The Factory," became infamous as a locale for eccentrics and eccentric behavior, much of it associated with the New York drug scene. It was Warhol who predicted that, "in the future, everyone will be famous for 15 minutes." (Bowker Author Biography)
— biography from The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again)
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The Andy Warhol Diaries 804 copies, 10 reviews
POPism: The Warhol Sixties 379 copies, 3 reviews
a: A Novel 138 copies, 1 review
America 74 copies, 2 reviews
Cats, Cats, Cats 72 copies, 1 review
New York (Interview) 56 copies, 2 reviews
Fame 55 copies
Andy Warhol's Exposures 54 copies, 1 review
Wild Raspberries (Author) 44 copies, 1 review
Andy Warhol: Photography 36 copies, 3 reviews
Andy Warhol Nudes 32 copies, 1 review
Andy Warhol's Party Book 30 copies, 1 review
Style, Style, Style 25 copies, 2 reviews
Ho, Ho, Ho! 21 copies
Andy Warhol's index (book) 19 copies, 1 review
Andy Warhol 19 copies, 1 review
Andy Warhol: Red Books 15 copies, 1 review
Warhol Shadows 14 copies
Warhol's World 13 copies
Flesh [1968 film] (Producer) 10 copies
Andy Warhol: Cars: Business Art (Artist) 8 copies, 1 review
Andy Warhol 7 copies
Andy Warhol: Headshots 6 copies, 1 review
Knives 5 copies
Andy Warhol 4 copies
Photography 3 copies
Women in Revolt [1972 film] (Producer) 3 copies
Warhol Women 3 copies
Vesuvius 3 copies
Chelsea Girls 2 copies
Blow Job 2 copies
Andy Warhol 2 copies
EXPOSURES 1 copy
Cat 1 copy
Empire 1 copy
100 Cans 1 copy
Kiss 1 copy
Marilyn 1 copy
The Assassin's Cloak: An Anthology of the World's Greatest Diarists (Contributor, some editions) 516 copies, 8 reviews
Collected Stories (Cover artist, some editions) 476 copies, 3 reviews
Warhol (Cover artist) 463 copies, 2 reviews
Amy Vanderbilt's Complete Cookbook (Illustrator, some editions) 162 copies, 3 reviews
The Velvet Underground & Nico (Producer) 120 copies, 3 reviews
DK Children's Book of Art (Artist) 99 copies, 1 review
Best in Children's Books 27 (Illustrator) 73 copies
Best in Children's Books 07 (Illustrator) 68 copies
Best in Children's Books 21 (Illustrator) 67 copies
Best in Children's Books 33 (Illustrator) 63 copies
Saturday Night Live: The Complete First Season 1975-1976 (Director, some editions; Director) 62 copies
Best in Children's Books 05 (Illustrator) 43 copies
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