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Andy Warhol

1928 - 1987

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Andy Warhol (; born Andrew Warhola Jr.; August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American visual artist, film director and producer. A leading figure in the pop art movement, Warhol is considered one of the most important American artists of the second half of the 20th century. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, advertising, and celebrity culture that flourished by the 1960s, and span a variety of media, including painting, silkscreening, photography, film, and sculpture. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andy Warhol has received more than 25,949,376 page views. His biography is available in 135 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 132 in 2019). Andy Warhol is the 2nd most popular artist, the 55th most popular biography from United States (down from 44th in 2019) and the most popular American Artist.

Andy Warhol is most famous for his pop art paintings of Campbell's soup cans and Coca-Cola bottles.

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Among ARTISTS

Among artists, Andy Warhol ranks 2 out of 125Before him are Hokusai. After him are Marcel Duchamp, Yoko Ono, M. C. Escher, Jusepe de Ribera, Hans Holbein the Younger, Victor Vasarely, Anders Zorn, Hiroshige, Joseph Beuys, and Yves Klein.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1928, Andy Warhol ranks 3Before him are Che Guevara, and Ariel Sharon. After him are Stanley Kubrick, Hosni Mubarak, Ennio Morricone, John Forbes Nash Jr., Noam Chomsky, Agnès Varda, Eduard Shevardnadze, Serge Gainsbourg, and James Watson. Among people deceased in 1987, Andy Warhol ranks 1After him are Rudolf Hess, Dalida, Carl Rogers, Primo Levi, John Howard Northrop, Louis de Broglie, Gunnar Myrdal, Rita Hayworth, Marguerite Yourcenar, Fred Astaire, and Thomas Sankara.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Andy Warhol ranks 55 out of 20,380Before him are Bernie Sanders (1941), Cher (1946), Clint Eastwood (1930), Wallis Simpson (1896), Al Gore (1948), and Joseph Smith (1805). After him are Howard Hughes (1905), Robert Frost (1874), Henry Ford (1863), Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890), John Wilkes Booth (1838), and George W. Bush (1946).

Among ARTISTS In United States

Among artists born in United States, Andy Warhol ranks 1After him are Roy Lichtenstein (1923), Keith Haring (1958), Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960), Barnett Newman (1905), Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848), Jeff Koons (1955), Bill Viola (1951), Judy Chicago (1939), James Montgomery Flagg (1877), Vito Acconci (1940), and Robert Indiana (1928).