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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 who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. 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 22,554,796 page views. His biography is available in 132 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 128 in 2019). Andy Warhol is the 2nd most popular artist, the 44th most popular biography from United States (down from 43rd 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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  • 132

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  • 8.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.95

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Among ARTISTS

Among artists, Andy Warhol ranks 2 out of 78Before him are Hokusai. After him are Marcel Duchamp, M. C. Escher, Yoko Ono, Hans Holbein the Younger, Jusepe de Ribera, Victor Vasarely, Jean Arp, Joseph Beuys, Yves Klein, and Hiroshige.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1928, Andy Warhol ranks 2Before him is Che Guevara. After him are Stanley Kubrick, John Forbes Nash Jr., Ennio Morricone, Hosni Mubarak, Noam Chomsky, Ariel Sharon, Eduard Shevardnadze, James Watson, Chinghiz Aitmatov, and Serge Gainsbourg. Among people deceased in 1987, Andy Warhol ranks 1After him are Rudolf Hess, Dalida, Carl Rogers, Louis de Broglie, Rita Hayworth, Primo Levi, Lawrence Kohlberg, Fred Astaire, Marguerite Yourcenar, Pola Negri, and Andrey Kolmogorov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Andy Warhol ranks 44 out of 18,182Before him are Robert De Niro (1943), F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896), Janis Joplin (1943), Eleanor Roosevelt (1884), Al Capone (1899), and George W. Bush (1946). After him are Harry S. Truman (1884), Wallis Simpson (1896), John Wilkes Booth (1838), Abraham Maslow (1908), Stanley Kubrick (1928), and Richard Nixon (1913).

Among ARTISTS In United States

Among artists born in United States, Andy Warhol ranks 1After him are Roy Lichtenstein (1923), Keith Haring (1958), Jeff Koons (1955), Barnett Newman (1905), Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848), Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960), James Montgomery Flagg (1877), Dan Graham (1942), Vito Acconci (1940), Robert Indiana (1928), and Judy Chicago (1939).