Andy Warhol: An Artist Who Influenced A Lot More Than Just Modern Art

Andy Warhol became a legend that is still spoken about today. He impacted the art world in so many ways and met a lot of influential people throughout his career. Not only was he an artist, but he also directed films and produced a band which you’ve probably heard of. Warhol connected himself to many different communities in New York and the phrase “fifteen minutes of fame.”


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I’m sure you have all seen his famous artwork. I mean, most of my friends have his art hanging up on their walls. Who can forget about the gorgeous and repetitive painting of Marilyn Monroe? But do you know how much effort was put into the smaller details that made it the famous painting it is today? It took a lot for him to get to the point in his life where he was recognized. He was discouraged often but got right back up.

Andy Warhol has put out some of the most influential artwork of the 20th century. Let’s hear some eccentric facts surrounding the man behind the legend.

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