Who is Andy Warhol? Andy Warhol is a painter, graphic designer, set designer, film producer and proponent of the Pop Art movement. He was one of the most important and influential artists of the 20th century. Passionate about art from an early age, he graduated and then moved to New York to work as an advertising graphic designer for the American magazines Vogue and Glamour. He was nearly murdered in 1968 by a student of his, Valerie Solanas, who shot him. The reasons for the attempted murder can be summarized in the treatments that were reserved by Andy Warhol to Valerie, very often the American painter gave her unkind epithets that ignited the woman's wrath. After recovering from this mishap, Andy Warhol decided to decrease public outings.

How did Andy Warhol die?

Andy Warhol died in 1987 after a gallbladder operation, at the age of 59, causing a series of complications. Warhol left a huge void for those who knew his works.

Andy Warhol works are many: he has not only created paintings or pieces of art, but also films in which he acted as director, screenwriter. One of his most important works connects Andy Warhol and Marilyn Monroe, the artist drew the face of one of the most iconic actresses in the world, creating a work of art that is still represented on paintings today. t-shirts, bags, etc.

Other iconic works by Andy Warhol include Campbell's Soups, Coca Cola and Che Guevara. The Campbell's jar and the glass bottle of Coca Cola had already existed for some time, the representation of Andy Warhol has soared its popularity, the same goes for the guerrilla Che Guevara, the original photo that portrays him was represented by Andy Warhol , giving him further recognition.

Andy Warhol and Milan are very close to each other, the last work of the American painter, Last Supper , was inspired by the Last Supper which is located right in the Lombard capital. Until April 10th, the ANDY WARHOL Museum is present in the Fabbrica del Vapore. THE ADVERTISING OF THE FORM. Moving a little from Milan, but remaining in Gallarate in Lombardy, there is the Campbell's Jar Museum based on the works made by Andy Warhol.

Campbell's Soups