A leader of the pop art movement, Andy Warhol rose to fame in 1962 with his paintings of Campbell’s soup cans. Controversial in life as well as death, Warhol’s art, personality, and importance continue to be discussed.
BROWSE FOR BOOKS ON THE SHELF USING THESE CALL NUMBERS
Biography section under Warhol, Andy
LOOK UNDER THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS IN THE CATALOG (CARD OR COMPUTER)
Pop art—United States
Art, Modern—20th century
REFERENCE MATERIALS THAT MAY HELP (BOOKS OR CD-ROMS)
Gunton, Sharon R., ed. Contemporary Literary Criticism, Vol. 20, 1982.
Hile, Kevin. Authors and Artists for Young Adults, Vol. 12, 1994.
Huyghe, Rene, ed. Larousse Encyclopedia of Modern Art, from 1800 to the Present Day, 1961.
Kultermann, Udo. New Realism, 1972.
Moritz, Charles, ed. Current Biography Yearbook, 1986.
PERIODICAL INDEXES TO SEARCH (BOOKS OR CD-ROMS)
EBSCO Magazine Article Summaries
Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature
ONLINE DATABASES TO SEARCH
KEY WORDS AND DESCRIPTORS FOR PERIODICAL INDEX AND ONLINE SEARCHES
VIDEOTAPE ON THIS TOPIC
Andy Warhol. Home Vision, 1987.
NATIONAL ORGANIZATION TO CONTACT FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.
SUGGESTIONS FOR NARROWING THIS TOPIC
Describe the underground culture of “The Factory.”
Discuss the films made by Warhol. How do they relate to his art?
Relate the early life of Andy Warhol and its impact on his art.
Why is Warhol’s work considered pop art?
SUGGESTIONS FOR RELATED TOPICS
Pop art movement
Ultra Violet, underground film star
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