Friday, April 24, 2009

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol was born on Aug. 6, 1928. and led a magnificent life. He lived in Pittsburgh as a child and had two older brothers. He developed scarlet fever in third grade and became fearful of hospitals and doctors(hypochondriac). He had an early career in magazine illustration and advertising. He later started to photograph all sorts of things and people. In the 70's he professionally photographed celebrities such as, Mick Jagger, Liza Minnelli, John Lennon, Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, etc. He was known as asexual because he had no feelings for any gender but only artwork. He helped create and make popular the popart effect as well. Andy Warhol died at 6:32 am on Feb 22, 1987 of cardiac arrhythmia. Warhol was an amazing photographer and has done a lot for photography and has helped it develop to the high standards it has today.

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