Andy Warhol was born 1927 in Pittsburgh and died in 1987 in New York City, USA.

He was and still is a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture and advertisement that flourished by the 1960s. After a successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol became a renowned and sometimes controversial artist.

Warhol’s art encompassed many forms of media, including hand drawing, painting, printmaking,graphy, silk screening, sculpture, film, and music. He was also a pioneer in computer-generated art using Amiga computers that were introduced in 1984, two years before his death.

Some of his important works are Campbell’s Soup (1962), Marilyn( 1964), Mao(1972) or the Dollar Sign(1982). He is in a lot of Collections like the, Metropolitan Museum ,MoMA – Museum of Modern Art , Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Tate Modern, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art or the Yokohama Museum of Art.